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January 4, 1947


JAMA. 1947;133(1):32. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02880010034009

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1947 is Centennial Year for the American Medical Association. The history of the Association is now being published serially in The Journal. Physicians interested in organizational work will find in the history of the Association many situations which recur in successive generations. The instructional value of careful study of the processes by which the Association came into being, its motivations, its problems, its technics and its progress cannot be overestimated.

As was reported to the House of Delegates at its midwinter session in Chicago in December, plans are already well under way for celebration of the Centennial at the Annual Session in Atlantic City June 9 to 13. The program which was outlined in skeleton form is fast assuming completion.

On June 7 the Board of Trustees and officers of the Association will tender a banquet to leaders in the industries and occupations associated with medicine, at which distinguished speakers

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