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January 27, 1945

Current Comment

JAMA. 1945;127(4):222-223. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860040032011

MEDICAL EDUCATION AND INDUSTRIAL HEALTH CONGRESSES CANCELED  In response to the urgent request of the U. S. War Committee on Conventions and in accordance with the plea of the director of War Mobilization and Reconversion, James F. Byrnes, the Annual Congress on Medical Education and Licensure, which had been scheduled to meet at the Palmer House in Chicago February 12 and 13, and the Annual Congress on Industrial Health, scheduled for the Drake Hotel February 13-15, have been canceled. The decision not to hold these important meetings was made only after careful consideration of all the factors involved. The schedules of these congresses had been planned to deal principally with problems connected directly with the war effort. In order that the material prepared may be made widely available, those who were to have appeared on the programs of these congresses will be asked to send their papers to