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Hospital Week Dedicated to Blood Bank.—
The San Francisco Hospital Conference, an organization comprising sixteen major hospitals in San Francisco, dedicated the week of May 6 to the Irwin Memorial Blood Bank. The mayor of San Francisco, Roger D. Lapham, opened the program with a request to the public give a blood donation to the Irwin Memorial Blood Bank. Special programs were broadcast over radio stations, and newspapers and stores cooperated in using window displays on the blood bank.
New Medical Journal.—
Plans are being formulated for the publication of a medical journal by the Los Angeles County Medical Association. The first issue will appear in the fall, or, at the latest, by January 1947. The editor and managing editor of the Bulletin of the Los Angeles County Medical Association have been asked to assume similar responsibility for the new publication with the aid of a committee consisting of
Medical News. JAMA. 1946;131(10):848-851. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870270048017