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October 1965

Ophthalmology and the Future

Author Affiliations

Chairman's address, read at the 114th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, Section on Ophthalmology, New York, June 21, 1965.; From the Section of Ophthalmology, The University of Chicago.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1965;74(4):448-457. doi:10.1001/archopht.1965.00970040450003

First, I must tell you of my great appreciation for the good will and honor you have shown me in making me Chairman of this Section. My gratitude for your confidence is tempered, however, with considerable humility in recognizing the contribution made by so many over a period of so many years to the success of the Section.

Special thanks must go to the Secretary of the Section, Bradley R. Straatsma, MD, who is responsible for the continuity in the activity of the Section; to Frederick C. Blodi, MD, our Delegate to the Scientific Exhibit, who is responsible for the splendid display of exhibits now at the Exhibit Hall at the Coliseum; to the Delegate, Harold F. Falls, and the Alternate Delegate, George S. Tyner, who are responsible for representing the viewpoint of ophthalmology in the policymaking body of the American Medical Association; and to the trustees of the Knapp