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December 1939

News and Comment

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1939;40(6):1072-1075. doi:10.1001/archderm.1939.01490060210023

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AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILOLOGY  The second annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology and Syphilology was held on Nov. 6 to 8, 1939, in Philadelphia at the Hotel Bellevue-Stratford. It was attended by 430 members and was the largest gathering of dermatologists which has ever been held in this country. The scientific session opened with an address by Dr. Cornelius P. Rhoads, New York, on "Vitamin B Complex."Clinical presentations of different diseases were given simultaneously in twenty-one different rooms at the Jefferson Medical College on the second day from 8: 30 a. m. to 12: 30 p. m. Each presentation lasted one hour, was given four times and was limited to groups of members who had previously indicated their choice of subject. The diseases discussed and the presenters were as follows:"Tuberculosis, Tuberculids and Sarcoids," Dr. Henry E. Michelson, Minneapolis; "Diseases of Lipoid Metabolism," Dr. Hamilton

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