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October 11, 1947


JAMA. 1947;135(6):354-355. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02890060034010

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By action of the House of Delegates the supplemental session of the American Medical Association, Cleveland, Jan. 5-8, 1948, will include not only the technical and scientific exhibits, which have come to be among the most important features of the Annual Session, but also a program of papers designed particularly as postgraduate education for general practitioners. The Council on Scientific Assembly, with Dr. Henry R. Viets of Boston as chairman, has prepared a program covering many of the topics now most prominently before the members of the medical profession.

The first morning's program will include papers on peptic ulcer, blood dyscrasias and the chronic invalid, with a panel discussion on posthospital care of patients with cancer. The program for the afternoon provides discussions on the treatment of the fat and the lean, cancer of the prostate and the use of BCG vaccine in the prevention of tuberculosis, with a panel

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