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Third National Medical Congress
The third national medical congress was held, September 17-19. Ismet Pasha, the prime minister, in the opening address mentioned that the maximum number of students had been admitted to the medical school this year, but there still would be in the future a scarcity of physicians and it would be necessary to arrange for another medical center. The minister of health and social assistance, Prof. Dr. Refik Bey, presided. The foremost subjects for discussion were syphilis, cancer and scarlet fever. Drs. O. Sherefeddin and A. Shukri reported on the biology of syphilis and on syphilis laboratories, Drs. H. Reshad, H. Behdjet and F. Kerim on the clinical aspects of syphilis, and Dr. Talat on the treatment of syphilis. Drs. Hamdi Suat, Saim Ali and Lutfi reported on cancrology, Drs. A. Kemal and Burhaneddin on the surgical treatment of cancer, and Drs. S. Mehmed and T. Remzi
TURKEY. JAMA. 1930;95(22):1683. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02720220053020