The 43rd annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine was held in conjunction with the 30th annual meeting of the National Malaria Society and the 14th annual meeting of the American Academy of Tropical Medicine December 2, 3 and 4, 1947. The headquarters for the joint meeting was the Atlanta Biltmore Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia.
Registration opened at 2:00 p.m. on Monday December 1, 1947. Hospitality sessions were held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday December 1, Tuesday December 2 and Wednesday December 3. Scientific sessions of the Society were held from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday December 2nd; at which time the Bailey K. Ashford Award was presented by Dr. R. A. Lambert to Dr. Jose Oliver Gonzalez. A Session was held from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday December 3, at which time a symposium on the virus diseases was presented by invited contributors upon the invitation of the American Society of Tropical Medicine.