The first CHA convention is held in Milwaukee.
The first CHA convention was held in Milwaukee June 24-26, 1915. It was attended by 200 sisters, lay nurses and doctors, representing 43 hospitals in 12 states. A constitution and bylaws for the Catholic Hospital Association were adopted at the convention. Among the new association’s stated purposes was, “To advance the general interests of all hospital work, to encourage the spirit of cooperation and mutual helpfulness among hospital workers, to promote by study, conference, discussion, and publication the thoroughness and correct moral tone and practice of medicine.”