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May 24, 1965

Record Attendance Expected at AMA Convention

JAMA. 1965;192(8):30-36. doi:10.1001/jama.1965.03080210094049

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Abstract

The largest group of American physicians in history is expected to converge on New York City from June 20 to 24 for the 114th Annual Convention of the American Medical Association.

AMA officials have estimated that some 26,500 physicians—about 10% of the US physician population—will be on hand for the meeting, most of which will be held in the New York Coliseum. The AMA's policy-making House of Delegates will convene in the Americana Hotel.

The scientific program, prepared by the AMA Council on Postgraduate Programs and the AMA's scientific sections, is designed to provide maximum benefits for the physician in private practice.

Featured are six half-day general scientific meetings. Topics will include hearing, adverse drug reactions, nonnarcotic addiction, metabolism in growth development and aging, diagnostic cytology, and organ transplantation.

In addition, each of the AMA's 23 scientific sections will present a scientific program designed to be of particular interest to

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