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This Session marked the most ambitious scientific program ever undertaken by the College. In addition to the usual format, 4 additional Clinical Sessions were included, with 5 Basic Medical Science Sessions and 4 Clinical Investigation Sessions, running concurrently. These innovations were instituted by President Dwight L. Wilbur to attract the attention of a broad segment of the membership and to satisfy interest in Clinical Investigation. Another innovation was the so-called Monday morning "Invitation Session" for Chicago business leaders. This Session brought into focus the role of the Internist in medicine. The subject dealt with "The Care and Preservation of the
40TH ANNUAL SESSION—CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. Ann Intern Med. 1959;50:ccli–cclxxx. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-50-6-ccli
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