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History of the Atlantic Dermatological Conference:
The First 75 Years


Lawrence A. Norton

Abstract

On May 1, 1998, the 75th meeting of the Atlantic Dermatological Conference was held in New York City. The following presents the origin, development, and sustaining aspects of this treasured annual educational conference. The enthusiasm and participation of a record number of attendees is a testimony for the continued need for this type of postgraduate education with live patient presentation.

Sommaire

Le 1er mai 1998 avait lieu la 75e édition de l'Atlantic Dermatological Conference, dans la ville de New York. Voici en résumé l'origine, l'évolution et les principaux aspects de ce précieux colloque annuel, de caractère éducatif. L'enthousiasme et la participation d'un nombre record de personnes témoignent de la nécessité de ce type de formation postuniversitaire, avec présentation de patients sur place.


Received 9/23/98. Accepted for publication 10/14/98.

Emeritus Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA

Presented in part at the 75th Atlantic Dermatological Conference, New York City, NY, USA, May 1, 1998.

Reprints are not available from the author.

Address for correspondence: Dr. Lawrence A. Norton, Fraser Medical Building, 332 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA USA 02181

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