(1984). Bulletin of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 40:881-898
Annual Meeting—May 2-6, 1984
The 73rd Annual Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association was held at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego, California, May 2-6, 1984. An abstract of the Business Meeting of Members, including reports of the Secretary of the Executive Council, the Secretary of the Board on Professional Standards, the Treasurer of the Association, and the Editor of the Journal, as well as other transactions, is published in this issue of the Bulletin. Members who desire to obtain copies of the Official Minutes of any of these bodies may do so by communicating with the Administrative Director, Mrs. Helen Fischer, One East Fifty-seventh Street, New York, N.Y. 10022.
Business Meeting of Members
The Business Meeting of Members was held on Saturday, May 5, 1984, at 8:30 A.M. with Dr. Morton F. Reiser, President, officiating and Dr. Edith Sabshin as Secretary. The Proceedings of the December 17, 1983 Business Meeting of Members were approved as published as the Official Minutes.
I. INTRODUCTION OF NEW PRESIDENT AND RECOGNITION OF PAST PRESIDENT'S CONTRIBUTIONS
Dr. Reiser introduced Dr. Edward D. Joseph as the new President of the Association.
Dr. Resiser discussed Dr. Joseph's education, professional history and experience. Dr. Joseph, a graduate of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute in 1955, became a Training Analyst in 1963, held many offices at the Institute and served on the Education Committee. In 1968, he became Professor of Psychiatry at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and was Director of the Residency Training Program there for many years. He became a key figure at Mt. Sinai Hospital's Department of Psychiatry, where he did important clinical research in psychosomatic medicine and psychiatry. He published extensively (65-70 publications); his best-known publications are papers on twins and twinning reaction, perception, mental representation, and psychiatric education. He served on the editorial boards of the Psychoanalytic Quarterly, the Bulletin of the Philadelphia Association and the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association.
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