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March 27, 1937

BULLETIN SECTION of the Journal of the American Medical Association: Devoted to the Organizational, Business, Economic and Social Aspects of Medical Practice

JAMA. 1937;108(13):9B-16B. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780130129032

The Home of the American Medical Association 

Introductory Note.—  This is the second of a series of articles discussing the building of the headquarters office and the work of the American Medical Association. The first article appeared in the issue of January 2. Additional articles will be published until the series is completed.—Ed.The addition of two stories and a penthouse to the building of the American Medical Association has made possible the provision of certain facilities long needed in the headquarters office. Let us begin with the penthouse and travel through the building from floor to floor with a view to seeing the various departments as they would be seen by a visitor on an actual inspection trip.

Assembly Hall  The most conspicuous feature of the penthouse is the assembly hall, a facility long lacking in the headquarters office. As shown in the illustration, it is a