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July 19, 1958


JAMA. 1958;167(12):1506-1523. doi:10.1001/jama.1958.02990290060014

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SAN FRANCISCO MEETING HIGHLIGHTS EXPANDING ROLE OF MEDICINE  Pleasant weather and scenic beauty greeted the 13,218 physicians and 30,337 other registrants who signed in at San Francisco for the Annual Meeting from all 48 states, the District of Columbia, U. S. territories, and foreign nations. They and their families attended or took part in more than 600 scientific and technical presentations in San Francisco's new Plaza Exhibit Hall and Civic Auditorium, listened to research findings and medical reports from 500 physicians, watched a series of medical films and closed circuit telecasts, and joined in a variety of pre-convention activities and allied medical meetings. This was the ninth time since 1871 that the A. M. A. had met in San Francisco.High points of the 107th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association are summarized below. Earlier issues of The Journal carried some advance reports and resolutions as well as brief

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