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December 15, 1956


JAMA. 1956;162(16):1475. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970330047015

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The year 1957 will mark a milestone in the history of the Council on Industrial Health, which will have completed 20 years of work in striving to make occupational health programs serve more effectively in complementing the services of clinical medicine and community health. Its program has evolved over the past 20 years from one of limited interests to one in which it has assumed leadership in a number of fields, particularly in the improvement of communication and cooperation between management, labor, the medical professions, and other groups concerned with employee health. One of the activities of the Council on Industrial Health is the Annual Congress on Industrial Health, which has become a nationally recognized medical forum. The wide range of discussions in previous annual meetings reflect both its interests and the current issues and problems that are of presentday concern to all those involved in maintaining high standards of

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