PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS TO THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES
ELMER L. HENDERSON, M.D. President, American Medical Association
Mr. Speaker, Members of the House of Delegates:
In this general report to you today, I should like to touch briefly on five important subjects, in the following order: financial support of medical education, the position of the American Medical Association with respect to the program of hospital standardization, public health units, the results of the A. M. A. nation-wide advertising program and the significance of the November elections.
FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF MEDICAL EDUCATION
In the last four years the attention of the public and the profession has been called repeatedly to the fact that the postwar period has been a difficult one financially for our medical schools. Inflation, rising costs, reduced income from endowment, and fewer large benefactions, together with increased responsibilities