The Spring Meetings – Are They Dying?

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  • Sharing hot dogs slathered in ballpark mustard with my former chairman at the 1992 Spring Meetings made me wonder if this rite of spring had lost more than its flavor. Since 1917, the Association of American Physicians (AAP) has held its annual meeting on the first weekend in May, joined over the years by its progeny, the American Federation for Clinical Research (AFCR) and the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI). For 60 years, the Spring Meetings were always held in Atlantic City, and it was said that one could forge a national reputation by presenting outstanding work to one's… © 1993, Massachusetts Medical Society. All rights reserved.
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  • Landefeld CS
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  • 1645
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  • 1647
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  • 328
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  • 22