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JAMA. 1942;120(14):1130. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830490050016.
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COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETIES URGED TO MEET REGULARLY  Significant in the address of Col. Fred Rankin, President of the American Medical Association, before the Annual Conference of Secretaries and Editors of State Medical Societies, was his recommendation for continuation of the meetings of smaller medical groups during the war. Already many national organizations of physicians and also some state societies have announced the abandonment of their annual sessions during 1943. The difficulties of transportation and the considerable demand on the time of the physician necessitated by travel to a distant point made such action necessary. However, such reasons do not prevail in relationship to the meetings of the county medical societies. The county medical societies are the organizations most concerned with the planning and support of the work of many agencies concerned in the war effort. To the county medical society come the requests of the Red Cross, the county and state health


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