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October 1943

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Arch Derm Syphilol. 1943;48(4):418. doi:10.1001/archderm.1943.01510040062015

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What promises to be the most important medical meeting ever held in this nation in time of war will convene in Philadelphia on October 21, when the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States begins its three day session in the Bellevue-Stratford Hotel, the fifty-first meeting of the organization.

The symposium on war medicine will have vital and direct bearing on the health and welfare of the men in the armed forces; it will be of interest to physicians, research specialists and scientists everywhere, as well as to the general public. It is expected that the meeting will be attended by two thousand physicians and surgeons, many of whom have been on active duty in camps and bases throughout the country and on the fighting fronts.

Medicine's methods of meeting the new and complicating factors brought on by mechanized modern warfare will

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