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The Fate of the Hajek Clinic
There are probably few American physicians who studied in Vienna without having visited Professor Hajek's rhinolaryngologic clinic, which had an excellent international reputation. In July of this year, after completion of his honorary year, Hajek bade farewell to his clinic. The laws of Austria require every clinical teacher to give up teaching on reaching his seventieth birthday. By exception, he may be granted an "honorary year," on completion of which he must, however, resign. Professor Hajek, as stated, had completed his honorary year, and the farewell celebration held in July was an ovation in evidence of the esteem in which the scientist was held by all who knew him. Representatives of all the scientific bodies participated in the farewell ceremonies. Unfortunately, it has recently been announced by the authorities that the Hajek clinic is to be discontinued and that only the otologic clinic will
VIENNA. JAMA. 1933;101(16):1248–1249. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740410050020