July 28, 1928


JAMA. 1928;91(4):259. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02700040041023

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Retirement of Baron Dr. Kitasato  Baron Dr. Kitasato, dean of the Keio Medical College and chief of the college hospital, has retired and is to be succeeded in the college by Dr. T. Kitashima. He is one of the founders of the college.

Blindness to Be Treated Free of Charge  In commemoration of the enthronement ceremony this fall, the Tokyo Daily News will begin the free treatment of any blind men. The number of blind men in this country amounts to 70,000, most of whom are without means to consult physicians and undergo treatment. Prof. Dr. Ishiwara of Tokyo will be the leader in this work.

Exchange Scholarship  The Rockefeller Foundation has arranged for several Japanese professors of medicine to go to America to pursue investigations; it contributed a large sum of money toward the reconstruction of the Tokyo Imperial University soon after the earthquate disaster; it plans to establish

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