From the September 1970 magazine.

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Conferences on Alcohol Problems

The American Medical Society on Alcoholism held its first annual meeting June 23--24, in Chicago and Park Ridge, Ill. AMSA states: "The purpose of the Society is to serve as a meeting ground for physicians with special interest and experience in the field of alcoholism, who wish to share this experience with other professionals and with the general public."

Ruth Fox, MD, president of AMSA, and Marvin A. Block, MD, vice-president, each spoke briefly. Frank Seixas, MD, secretary, presided over the session at the headquarters of the American Hospital Association, in...