Before I begin my formal report to you, the members of this House of Delegates, I must pay tribute to the greatest staff of employees that any organization in the world has. Of course I refer to the some 900 employees of the AMA. Until you work with them as closely as the President of the AMA must, you do not truly appreciate the dedication and devotion with which they serve us thru AMA, and thru this service, the people of America. It would be unfair to single out by name any of this loyal group. Dr. Blasingame please convey to each and every one of your staff my most sincere appreciation for the help they have given me and the job they are doing for the AMA.
One year ago I stood before the 1965 House of Delegates of the American Medical Association and presented to the House and
James Z. Appel. President's Report to the House of Delegates. JAMA. 1966;197(2):93–96. doi:10.1001/jama.1966.03110020081028