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March 1954


AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1954;59(3):391-392. doi:10.1001/archotol.1954.00710050403020

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The Sixth International Congress of Otolaryngology will be held in the United States in the summer of 1957. The exact dates and the place of meeting are, at this writing, still undecided. It will be the first International Otolaryngological Congress to be held outside Europe and will afford a welcome opportunity for American otolaryngologists to meet and exchange views with their colleagues from all over the world.

The first of the present series of Congresses met in Copenhagen in 1928 under the presidency of Professor Schmiegelow; it was attended by 600 members representing 41 countries. The second was held four years later in Madrid, under the presidency of Professor Tapai; the third, in Berlin in 1936, under the presidency of Professor von Eicken.

At the meeting in Berlin, Holland was designated to take the Congress in 1940 and England, tentatively, in 1944. However, the war intervened, the Berlin records were

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