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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest: such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)
Sanitary School Established.
—At the graduation exercises of the University of Alabama Medical School, University, it was announced that the Gorgas School of Sanitation will be established at the college as soon as funds are available.
—According to rules adopted, June 14, chiropractors, and other "drugless healers" who are graduates of mechanic-therapy schools, will be granted certificates to practice in Alabama, provided they pass an examination to be given by the state medical board. New rules for the admission of physicians to practice in Alabama were formulated by the board in session, June 14, providing that the applicants shall be examined in chemistry, anatomy, psychology, physiologic chemistry, bacteriology, pathology and other branches of medical science.
Medical News. JAMA. 1923;81(1):47-52. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02650010051017