Throwback Thursday: Big Meeting

So, what’s going on here? This group of men, looking very Mad Men with their pipes and crisp suits, were photographed during a presentation from the 1967 Aesculapian yearbook, courtesy of the Baylor College of Medicine Archives.

Courtesy of the Baylor College of Medicine Archives
Courtesy of the Baylor College of Medicine Archives

What do you think was being decided here? Is this when a budget line got approved for a new program that went on to save countless lives? Is this where a debate over new procedures or treatments was decided? Is this when the decision to add a new wing to a building happened?

Or maybe they were just debating having beef or poultry on the catering menu for an event…

-By Andy Phifer

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