The annual session of the American Medical Association in 1923 at San Francisco was a notable demonstration of the advance which medical science has made in the western part of the United States in the brief period since the Association met in the same place eight years ago. The registration (3,765) exceeded by almost 1,500 the registration at the 1915 meeting. In view of the distances traveled by those attending the convention, including even those from western states, this large registration is a remarkable testimony to the work of the Association on the Pacific Coast.
A conspicuous feature of the San Francisco session is the fact that not only the exhibits and the meeting of the House of Delegates were held in the Civic Auditorium, but also the meetings of all the sections. This enabled the Fellows to go rapidly from one meeting to another and permitted selection of the