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August 1940

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Arch Ophthalmol. 1940;24(2):396-398. doi:10.1001/archopht.1940.00870020188022

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Pan-American Congress of Ophthalmology.  —The first Pan-American Congress of Ophthalmology will meet in Cleveland, Oct. 11 and 12, 1940, under the sponsorship of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, a society of more than 2,500 specialists of the United States.The first event of the congress will be a joint banquet with the academy on Wednesday evening, October 9, at which Dr. Frank Brawley, Chicago, president of the academy, will preside. On Thursday afternoon, October 10, the official delegates appointed by the various governments will meet with representatives of ophthalmologic societies to draw up a constitution and make plans for future meetings.The scientific program will occupy two days, Friday and Saturday, October 11 and 12. An equal number of papers will be contributed by speakers from the Latin-American countries and by those from the United States. Papers in Spanish and Portuguese will be discussed by English-speaking

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