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February 4, 1939

ORGANIZATION SECTION

JAMA. 1939;112(5):437-453. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800050051017
Abstract

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION COMMITTEE CONFERS WITH INTERDEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEE AND THE PRESIDENT

On Sunday January 15 the special committee of the House of Delegates of the American Medical Association conferred in Washington with the Interdepartmental Committee to Coordinate the Health and Welfare Activities of the United States Government. Those present included Drs. Vest, Carey, Donaldson, Luce, Rankin, Sondern, West and Abell, with the addition of Dr. Woodward. The Interdepartmental Committee was represented by Chairman Josephine Roche, Mr. Altmeyer, Dr. Parran, Mr. Perrott and the members of the Technical Committee on Medical Care, Drs. Martha Elliott, J. W. Mountin and C. E. Waller and Messrs. I. S. Falk and G. H. J. Perrott. Opportunity was given for extended discussion of the various recommendations in the National Health Program. The committee representing the American Medical Association presented the point of view of the House of Delegates. It was apparent that the Technical Committee

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