REPORT OF THE SECRETARY
To the Members of the House of Delegates of the American Medical Association:The following annual report of the Secretary is respectfully submitted:
The number of physicians holding membership in the American Medical Association increased by 4,509 during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1956, as compared with the same period ending June 30, 1955. A breakdown of the membership records as of June 30 indicates the following:1956 1955Active Paid Members... 130,606 123,462Active Members (Dues unpaid by June 30)... 3,479 7,649Active Members exempt from dues... 11,082 11,167Associate Members... 6,313 4,821Service Members...... 8,544 8,402Affiliate Members... 269 282Honorary Members... 94 95Total Membership on June 30... 160,387 155,878The income from membership dues for the first six months of 1956 was $3,217,195, which was an increase of $202,940 over the same period for 1955.The accompanying table shows the
REPORTS OF OFFICERS. JAMA. 1956;162(8):748–819. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970250048013
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