PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL MEETING

PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL MEETING

PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL MEETING The Board of Regents and the Board of Governors of the College held their annual meetings in Atlantic City, in conne...

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL MEETING The Board of Regents and the Board of Governors of the College held their annual meetings in Atlantic City, in connection with the Silver Anniversary Meeting of the College, June 3-7, at the Ambassador Hotel. The following Regents, Governors, Chapter Delegates, council and committee chairmen, and guests were officially registered : Regents

Jobn F . Br!lrgs. St. Paul. Minnesota, Chairman Donato G. Alarcon. Maico City. Malco George R. Herrmann. Galveston. Texas Arnold S. Anderson. St. Petersburg. Florida William A. Hudson. Detroit, Mlchhran Albert H . Andrews. Cb lcago. IUlno ls Chevalier L. lackson. Pblladelphla, Pennsylvania Carl C. Aven, Marietta. Georgia Hollis E . lohnson. Nashville. Tennessee Andrew L. Banyal. CbiC&lro. illinois Donald R. McKay. Buffalo. New York Otto L . BettaII'. Cbicall'o . 1\I1nois Herman I . Moersch. Rochester. Minnesota Dean B. Cole. Rlcbmond. Virginia Edward H. Morgan. Seattle. Washlnll'ton Jobann L. Ebrenbaft. Iowa City. Iowa J . Arthur Myers. Minneapolis. Minnesota S.",mour M. Farber. San Francisco. California Arthur M. Olsen. Rochester. Minnesota M. Jay Flipse. Miami. Florida J . Winthrop Peabody. Sr.• Washington. D.C. Samuel J . Forrest. Toronto. Ontario. Canada Cbarles K. Petter. Wauk8ll'8n. illinois Carl H . Gellentblen. Valmora. New Maico Joseph C. Placak. Sr•• Ablnll'don. VIrginia Allred Goldman. St. Louis. Missouri Elmer C. Rigby. Loa Anll'e1es. California Burg..... L . Gordon. Albuquerque. New Mexico lames H. Styll'ali. Indlanapolla. Indiana Edward A . Greco. Portland. Maine Howard S. Van Ordatrand. Cleveland. Ohio Alvis E . Greer. Houston. Taas David H . Waterman. Knoxville. Tennessee Edward W. Hayes. Sr.• Monrovia. California Irving Willner. Newark. New Jen.",

Governors

Howell Randolpb. Phoenix. Arizona. Chairman Alaander Llbow, Miami Beach. Florida Osler A. Abbott. Atlanta. Georgia Ezequlel Martinez-Rivera. Hato Rl!7. Puerto Rico Robert J . Anderson. Atlanta. Georgia Paul W. Auston. Lanll'dale. Alabama George R. Maxwell. Morgantown. West Virginia Donald W. McCaul.",. Okmuhree. Oklahoma Albert Aranson. Portland. Maine Gerald A. Beatty. Wilminll'ton. Delaware Anll'U8 R. McPberson. Saskatoon. Sask.. Canada Francisco I . Menendez. Havana, Cuba B. Guy Bell'ln. Montreal. Quebec. Canada Frank A. Merlino. Providence. Rhode bland Otto C. Brantlll'an. Baltimore. Maryland Ralpb E . Moyer. Oteen, North Carolina Cbarles A. Brasher, Mt. Vernon. Mluouri Paul J . Breslleh, Minot, North Dakota Jerome V . Pace. Rockville. Indiana Charles Pokorny. Halstead. Kanaaa A . Albert Carabelli. Trenton. New Jersey Coleman B. Rabin. New York. New York Roaa K. Cbllderbose. Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Sumner S. Cohen, Oak Terrace. Minnesota Arnold B. Rllance. New Haven. Connecticut William R. Rumel, Salt Lake City. Utah Winthrop N. Dav.",. Ann Arbor. Mlcblll'an Edll'ar W. Davis. Wasblqton. D.C. I . Gordon Seaatrunk. Columbia, South Carolina Lloyd M. Taylor. Great Falla. Montana Everett C. Drasb. Cbariottesville. Virginia Mauricio Telchhols. Rio de Janeiro. Brasil Max Flelsbman. Omaha. Nebraska Carl W. Tempel. Washington. D.C. William P. Gray. Batesville. Arkanaaa Peter A. Theodos. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Joaepb E. J. Harris. Albuquerque. New Malco Darrell H. Trumpe. Sprillll'fieid. lllinois Jobn S. Harter. Louisville. Kentucky Kennetb A. Tyler. Gooding. Idaho Henry R. Hoskins. San Antonio. Texas Jose Francisco Valiente. San Salvador. EI Salvador MIli'Uel Jimenez. Mexico City. Mexico Buford H . Wardrip. San Jose. California Francis J. Kasbeta. Glencliff. New Hampsblre Roy A. Wolford. Wasblnlrton. D.C. Bay W. Klsaane, Columbus. Oblo W. Bernard YE8'lI'e. Denver. Colorado lohn A. LewIs . London. Ontario. Canada

Chapter Delegates Howard Andersen. Rochaeter. Minnesota Roirello I . Barata. Havana. Cnba

LewIs F . Baum. South Oranll'e. New Jers.",

George S. Bond. Indianapolis. Indiana Howard A. Buechner. New Orleall8. Louisiana Charles P . Cake. Arllnlrton. Virginia Arthur A. Calix. Decatur. Alabama Fred B. Cbamplln. Milwaukee. Wisconsin Alberto Cbattaa. Cordoba. Argentina lames T . Chene. Pontiac. Mlchhran David A. Cooper. Pblladelphla. Penll8ylvania DeWitt DaUlrhtry. Miami. Florida Alfred D. Dennison. Jr•• indianapolis. Indiana

lohn L . Elliott, Savannah. Georgia John B. Floyd. Jr.. Lexlnll'ton. Kentucky Millard Jeff..",. Phoenix. Arisona David E. Garcia. Hato Rl!7. Puerto Rico Arthur C. Knhrht. Deer Lodll'e. Montana Francis G. Kravec, Younptown. Ohio Andre Mackay. MontreaI. Quebec. Canada Leopoldo Molinari. Lima. Peru Robert B. MorrJaon. AWltin . Texas William Nice. Topeka. Kanaaa Morris H. O·DeII. Charleston. West VIrginia Maurice S. Segal. Boston. MaaaachWIBtta Robert M. Shepard. Jr•• Tulsa. Oklahoma

Council and Committee Chairmen and Guests Hilario Anldo. Havana. Cuba Charles P . Bail.",. Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Alfredo C_nelli. Rosario. Argentina Eliot Corday. Beverly Hilla. California Stephen Elek, Loa Anll'e1es. California BeDjamln M. Gasul, ChiC&ll'O. DUnols Roy F . Goddard. Albuquerque. New Mexico Harry Goldberg. Philadelphia. Pennsylvania John S. LaDue. New York. New York William M. Lees. Chicago. DlInols

Henry W. Leetch. Saranac Lake. New York WlUiam Llkoff. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Arthur M. Master. New York. New York H . Easton McMabon. New York. New York Milton Mendlowlta. New York. New Yon: Arnold Mlnnhr. Denver. Colorado H. Allan Novack. Boston. Massachusetts Antonio Rodrill'Ues Diu, Havana Cuba larael Steinberg. New York. New York William C. Vooraanger. San Francisco. Califonla

Stair Murray Kornfeld. CbiC&lro. Illinois. Executive Director Ward Bentl.",. ChiC&lro. IUlnois. Executive Aaalatant Harriet L. Kruse. Ch lC&lro. IUlnols. Executhe Auistant Margaret Roll'ers. Chlc&ll'o. Illinois. Executive Aulstant

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J oint Meeting of the Board of Governors and the Board of Regents The annual jo int meeting of the Governors and Regents was held during lunch on Thursday, June 4. Dr. Howell S. Randolph, Chairman of the Board of Governors, presided at the meeting. Certificates of Merit were awarded to the following Past Presidents of College Chapters by Dr. Donald R. McKay, President: Thomas N . Hunnicutt. Jr.. Virginia Chapter Wilbur F . Jehl, New Jersey Chapter Roy G. Klepser, Potomac Chapter Roas C. Kory. Wisconsin Chapter J. Paul Medelman. Minnesota Chapter Frank W. Pickell. Louisiana Chapter Elmer C. Rigby, California Chapter Robert M. Shepard. Jr.. Oklahoma Chapter

James L. Alexander. Georgia Chapter James O. Armstrong. Texas Chapter Lewis F. Baum, New Jersey Chapter Edmund G. Beacham. Potomac Chapter Geol"ll:e S. Bond. Indiana Chapter Arthur A. Calix, Alabama Chapter Stephen M. Gelenger. Michigan Chapter Carl H. Gellenthien, New Mexico Chapter

Reports were received from the following councils, committees and sections: Committ.. on Und.rgraduate Medica' Education

William M. Lees, Chicago, Illinois, Chairman

Committ.e on Call... Euay Contest

H. Allan Novack, Boston, Massachusetts, Chairman

Council on Postgraduate Medical Education

J . Winthrop Peabody, Sr., Washington, D.C., Chairman CoII. . . 8_b

Burgess, L. Gordon, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Council on fle••arc"

Arthur M. Olsen, Rochester, Minnesota, Vice-Chairman

Committ•• on Non-Surgical and Drug T"erapy

Alexander Libow, Miami Beach, Florida, Chairman

Com mitt.. on 'n"alatlon T".rapy

Albert H. Andrews, Chicago, Illinois, Chairman

SltCflon. on Cardlovauular DI._.e: S.ctlon on Clinical Cardlava.cular DI.ea••

Eliot Corday, Beverly Hills, California, Chairman

Section on Cardlova.cular Surgery

Charles P. Bailey, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Chairman

SltCflon on Pediatric Cardiology

Benjamin M. Gasul, Chicago, Illinois, Chairman

SltCflon on flltCfrocardlograplly

Stephen R. Elek, Los Angeles, California, Chairman

SltCflon an fl.IIa"lIltatlon

H. Easton McMahon, New York City, Chairman

SltCflon on Cardiovaulllar ""y.lology

John S. LaDue, New York City, Secretary

SltCflon on Anglocardlograp"y and floentg._'ogy

Israel Steinberg, New York City, Chairman

C_mitt•• on Cardlova""Iar

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Arthur M. Master, New York City, Chairman

Council on No.pltal. and Joint Committ•• on C"est X-flay

Otto L. Bettag, Chicago, Illinois, Chairman

Committ.. an M_".r."'p

Chevalier L. Jackson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Chairman

Council on 'nt.rnatlonal Allain

Andrew L. Banyai, Chicago, Illinois, Chairman

SIIv.r Annlv.rMry, H_ecomlng Meeting

Roy F . Goddard, Albuquerque, New Mexico

SlIv.r Annlv.rMry, 'nt.rlm Semon

Alvis E. Greer, Houston, Texas

Messages were read from General S. U. Marietta, Washington, D.C., and Dr. Richard H. Overholt, Boston, Massachusetts, past-presidents of the American College of Chest Physicians, who expressed regrets for their inability to be present for the Silver Anniversary Meeting of the College, and extending their best wishes for a successful session. Dr. George R. Maxwell, Morgantown, West Virginia, was elected by the Board of Governors to the Committee on Nominations. Dr. Howell S. Randolph, Phoenix, Arizona, was re-elected Chairman of the Board of Governors.

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AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CHEST PHYSICIANS

August. 1969

Annual Meeting, Board of Regents The Board of Regents of the College held its annual meeting on Wednesday afternoon, June 3, at the Ambassador Hotel, Atlantic City, and a second meeting of the Board was held on Sunday, June 7. Dr. John F . Briggs, Chairman of the Board of Regents, presided. Dr. Charles K. Petter presented the report of the Treasurer and the report of the Committee on Insurance, which were unanimously approved. The Report of the Treasurer was published in the July issue of Diseases of the Chest. Dr. Andrew L. Banyai presented the report of the Reference Committee on the Report of the Committee on Microbiology. It was recommended and approved that the report be published in full as soon as possible. This report will appear in an early issue of Dieeaeee of the Chest. Dr. Albert H. Andrews presented the report of the Council on Research wherein it was recommended that the council be divided into two sections, one on cardiovascular diseases and one on pulmonary diseases, with co-chairmen for each section and one overall chairman. The Board of Regents unanimously approved this proposal and recommended that the reorganization of the Council on Research be established pro-tem until the necessary amendment in the College bylaws is made by the Committee on Bylaws and officially voted on by the membership. Dr. Andrews presented resumes of the reports of the committees and sections serving under the Council on Research. These reports will be published in subsequent issues of the College journal, Diseases of the Chest. Dr. Carl H. Gellenthien, Chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs of the College, introduced Dr. Julius L. Wilson, Director of the Henry Phipps Institute, University of Pennsylvania, in charge of the New Mexico Indian Tuberculosis Prevention Study, sponsored by the College committee, under the authorization of the U. S. Public Health Service. Dr. Wilson reported on the progress of the study and announced that a complete report would be available for publication in Disease» of the Chest in the near future. The Board of Regents expressed its appreciation to Dr. Wilson for his report and pledged its continued support. Dr. David B. Radner, Chairman of the Board of Examiners, reported that 36 candidates for Fellowship in the College had taken oral and written examinations in Atlantic City on June 4, as compared to 21 last year. The multiple-choice questions had been continued, which the Board of Examiners felt was most acceptable. The appointment of a Vice-Chairman of the Board of Regents was discussed and it was unanimously agreed that one be elected pro-tem, pending the study of this matter by the Committee on Bylaws. The report of the Editorial Board, submitted by Dr. J . Arthur Myers, Editor-inChief, was presented and unanimously approved. Dr. Seymour M. Farber, newly elected President of the College , announced the appointment of the following chairmen for the 26th Annual Meeting of the College to be held in Miami Beach, Florida, June 8-12, 1960 : Dr . Thomas M. Mattingly, Washington, D.C. Section on Cardiovascular Diseases Dr. R. Drew Miller, Rochester, Minnesota Section on Pulmonary Diseases The following officers were elected: Dr. Burgess L. Gordon, Albuquerque, New Mexico, to the Committee on Nominations Dr. Alfred Goldman, St. Louis, Missouri, re-elected a member of the Executive Council Dr. Henry C. Sweany, Mt. Vernon, Missouri, re-elected a member of the Editorial Board for Diseases of the Chest Dr. Arthur M. Olsen, Rochester, Minnesota, Chairman of the Board of Regents Dr. Irving Willner, Newark, New Jersey, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Regents The following resolutions were read and approved: WHEREAS. Since the time of Its foundation the American Collelre of Ches t Physicians haa achieved fabulous Ifrowth. world-wide recognition and unblemished prestige. and WHEREAS. The American CoUelre of Chest Physicians haa accomplished through its manifold activities outstandinlf contributions to the progr.... of science. medical education and the welfare of mankind, and WHEREAS. AU these attainments would not have been poasible without methodical oTifanization. prudent for... iIfht and Indefatllfable endeavors. and WHEREAS. The faithful. dedicated. devoted and , unrelenting service of Mr . Murray Kornfeld. Executive Director of the CoUelre. combined with diplomacy and adroitneee, haa &,ulded the success of this oTlfanl""tlon in such an extraordinary manner during the paat 26 years. THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED. That the Board of R"lrenta requ...t Mr. Murray Kornfeld to continue his excellent servlc... as Executive Director of the Collelre aa heretofore,

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Tbe Board of Regents of tbe American College of Cbest Pbysicians expresses its approval of tbe educational programs fostered by the various state chapters of the Colleae. Tbe Board wlsbes to eneourage tbe ebapters to support postgraduate medleal edueatlon wltbin tbelr states. However, it is desirable tbat tbe teaebing aetlvities of the individual ehapters be eorrelated with the edueational programs offered by other ehapters and tbe national ol'llanlzation. Tbe Counell on Postgraduate Med ical Edueation sbould oller belp and adviee to the state ebapters in matte... eoneeming finanee as well as seientifie program. By ehannellne all teaeblDJr aetivitles throllll'b tbe Council, a well-rounded postgraduate edueational program sbould be achieved. THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, Tbat all Cbapters of tbe College desirous of partlelpatlne In postgraduate med ical education submit to tbe Council on Postgraduate Medical Edueatlon their proposed postgraduate ccurses for tbe eonsideration and approval of tbe Couneil on Postgraduate Med ical Edueation. WHEREAS. Tbe Ameriean College of Cbest Pbysicians is .of the opinion tbat tbe pbyalelan In tbe general praetiee of medicine bolds a key position in the figbt against tubereuloels, and WHEREAS, Tbe College sinee Its Ineeption bas in many ways attempted to keep tbe pbysielan In tbe general praetiee of med icine apprised of tbe most recent developments in tbe field of tubereulosis and otber ebest condlttona, and WHEREAS, Tbe College bas for a number of years eneouraged the organization of tuberculoaia committees in tbe State and County Medieal Societies. and WHEREAS. These committees can and should serve a useful purpose In bringing to the attention of tbe physician in tbe general practiee of medicine tbe most recent information eoneemine the diagnosis and treatment of tubereulosis, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, Tbat the Committee on Tuberculosis of the Ameriean ColI"lre of Cheat Pbysicians eontinue to exert its Influence to urge every State and County Medical Soelety In tbe United States to have a tubereulosis committee and that these committees eooperate wltb the State and County Tubereulosls Soeietles within their respeetive areas so tbat togetber tbey may bring to the attention of the pbysielan In the eeneral praetlee of medicine such information wbleb will eventua1ly re suit In tbe eradieation of tubereulosis, and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, Tbat the public should be eneouraaed to eontinue tbelr purebaae of Christmas Seals because tubereulosis is still the number one killer of a1l Infeetious diseases. WHEREAS. The Hospital Counselor, a publieation sponsored by the Counell on Hospitals of tbe College, has been most successful and well received aince its Inception In April. 1963. and WHEREAS. It is antieipated tbat tbe regular puhlication of tbe brochure will be continued, BE IT RESOLVED that tbe name be chanaed to The Public Healtb Counselor In order to broaden tbe field of articles wbieh mig ht be Included in tbis publieation to all phases of eheat disease. including cancer. cardiology. tuberculosis, etc . and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED. That this publication be sponsored jointly by tbe Council on Hospitals and tbe Council on Publie Healtb of the Amerlean College of Chest Physicians. WHEREAS, Tbe Territory of Alaska has become the 49tb State of the Union and is gCOll'rapbl. cally in tbe area wbicb eomprises regional dist r-ict No . 14. and WHEREAS, The State of Utah. upon the request of College members in tbat state. Is now Included in distriet No. 14. eomprls ing tbe Paeifie Nortbwest Chapter. BE IT RESOLVED, Tbat tbe State of Alaska be included in regional district No. 14 and that tbe State of Utah be transferred from regional distrlet No . 11 to distrlet No. 14 so tbat It may be included in the Paeifie Northwest States, and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED. That the State of Arizona be transferred from retrlonal dlatrlet No . 13 to distriet No . 11 whleb eomprises the states of New Mexico, Colorado and Wyomlne.

NEWS NOTES During the College Convocation in Atlantic City, June 4, Honorary Membership in the Brazilian Tuberculosis Society was conferred upon Dr. Donald R. McKay, Buffalo, New York, outgoing President of the College, and Dr. Seymour M. Farber, San Francisco, California, incoming President. Dr. Mauricio Teichholz, Governor of the College for Rio de Janeiro, presented Drs. McKay and Farber with their membership certificates and also presented the Brazilian flag to the College in behalf of the nine College chapters in his country.

Dr . William E. Adams

Dr. William E. Adams, Chicago, was elected President of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery at its annual meeting held in Los Angeles, April 21-23. Dr. Adams, who has served as chairman of the lIIinois Committee on Membership for several years, is, at the present time, President-Elect of the lIIinois Chapter of the College and is Vice-Chairman of the national Committee on Pulmonary Surgery.