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AMA Specialty Journals by Subscription. — At the AMA's 26th Clinical Convention, Nov 26 to 29, 1972, the House of Delegates strongly supported efforts by the Board of Trustees to exercise fiscal restraint. The action included, among other measures, discontinuation of free distribution of AMA specialty journals to members.
The new policy will not be effective until July 1973. Meanwhile, AMA media will thoroughly publicize the change, thereby giving members ample opportunity to subscribe to specialty journals of their choice. At a cost of $12 a year ($18 for a two-year subscription), each specialty journal is a bargain. Conservative estimates indicate that 50% or more of the members now receiving these journals will subscribe to one or more, thereby increasing revenues necessary to the Association's programs and affording opportunities for higher quality journalism without calling for a dues increase. Notices of the change will continue to appear periodically in JAMA
News and Comment. Arch Otolaryngol. 1973;97(3):298–299. doi:10.1001/archotol.1973.00780010306019
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