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PROCEEDINGS OF THE SAN FRANCISCO SESSION
MINUTES OF THE EIGHTY-NINTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, HELD AT SAN FRANCISCO, JUNE 13-17, 1938
MINUTES OF THE SECTIONS
SECTION ON PRACTICE OF MEDICINE
Wednesday, June 15—AfternoonThe meeting was called to order at 2 o'clock by the chairman, Dr. Francis G. Blake, New Haven, Conn.In the absence of the secretary, Dr. Fred M. Smith, Iowa City, Dr. Gordon E. Hein, San Francisco, acted as secretary.Dr. George E. Fahr, Minneapolis, read a paper on "The Treatment of Cardiac Irregularities." Discussed by Drs. William J. Kerr, San Francsico; Horace M. Korns, Iowa City ; S. A. Weisman, Minneapolis ; Wilhelm Dressler, Vienna (Berkeley, Calif.), and George E. Fahr, Minneapolis.Drs. Donald E. Griggs, Charles B. Coggin and Newton G. Evans, Los Angeles, presented a paper on "Right Ventricular Hypertrophy and Congestive Failure in Chronic Pulmonary Disease." Discussed by Drs. John J. Sampson, San Francisco, and Donald E. Griggs, Los Angeles.Dr. Walter L. Bierring, Des Moines, Iowa, delivered the Frank Billings Lecture entitled "Focal Infection—A Quarter Century Survey."Dr. M. A. Blankenhorn, Cincinnati, read a paper on "The Present Status of the Serum Therapy of Lobar Pneumonia."
ORGANIZATION SECTION. JAMA. 1938;111(2):161–177. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790280051014
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