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October 20, 1962


JAMA. 1962;182(3):39. doi:10.1001/jama.1962.03050420111046

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The 31st annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics will be held in Chicago at the Palmer House, Oct. 27-Nov. 1.

The sections which will have separate programs are surgery, cardiology, allergy, child development and diseases of the chest. There also will be 10 seminars on the first two days. These will cover pediatric cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, hematology, gastroenterology and allergy; antimicrobial agents, disease states produced by changes in enzyme activity, adolescence and the newborn. Round tables are scheduled for the next three days.

The general sessions will start on Oct. 29 and will include: "Current Concepts of Placental Function," "Nuclear Medicine," "Current Status of Active Immunization," and "Developmental Pharmacology," as well as papers on various problems of pediatrics.

Dr. Carl C. Fischer of Philadelphia will give his presidential address at the business session on Oct. 31.

J. Leo Ash has been elected to the position of regional vice

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