From every point of view the annual session of the Association held at Atlantic City last week must be considered a success. The attendance far exceeded the expectations of the most optimistic; the registration was 4,929, exceeding by nearly 1,000 the registration of the largest previous Atlantic City session, held in 1914; in fact, the registration this year has been exceeded only by that of the Chicago and New York sessions.
An unusual feature was the new arrangement for section meetings by which each section holds only one meeting a day. This plan was carried out by all of the sections except one, and the House of Delegates directed that the plan be continued.
The special Victory Meetings on Wednesday and Thursday evenings and the war sessions held Thursday afternoon, devoted to general medicine and surgery, were a novelty of this session. These meetings were well attended, the foreign guests