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February 1976

AAD REPORT: News and Information from the American Academy of Dermatology

Arch Dermatol. 1976;112(2):247-249. doi:10.1001/archderm.1976.01630260055013

Longest Executive Session Held At 34th Annual Meeting of Academy  The membership of the American Academy of Dermatology took part in the longest executive session ever held at the 34th annual meeting in San Francisco.For a good part of the morning, the members discussed and acted upon proposed amendments to the AAD Bylaws. The changes in the Bylaws are published in the Bulletin of the American Academy of Dermatology.Rudolf L. Baer, M.D., who retired as President, said that the longer-than-usual session was scheduled to allow time for everyone to be heard when the amendments were discussed.He said that, although most of the California amendments were not passed by the necessary two-thirds majority, the discussion focused the attention of the rank-and-file membership on important constitutional issues.

Five New Directors Elected  During the executive session, members elected five physicians to the Board of Directors of the academy.Chosen to

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