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May 21, 1932

THE NEW ORLEANS SESSION

JAMA. 1932;98(21):1810. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730470032014

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Abstract

New Orleans is no amateur in the entertaining of a convention. On three previous occasions it provided for the annual session of the American Medical Association. This year it continued the enviable reputation that it had established. When the Association met in New Orleans in 1920, accommodations were not nearly so adequate as at present. The great auditorium takes suitable care of most of the activities of the meeting, including the exhibits and many of the sections. Other sections and the House of Delegates met in hotels.

The 1932 session followed the form of previous meetings, opening with the exhibits, the clinical lectures and the House of Delegates on Monday, May 9. While the attendance failed to reach the 1920 figure, it approximated that figure closely. Considering the extraordinary financial situation, this would seem to be cause for congratulation. The clinical lectures were exceedingly well attended and were correlated with

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