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February 19, 1955


JAMA. 1955;157(8):681. doi:10.1001/jama.1955.02950250055026

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Review Course in Aviation Medicine.—  A review course in aeromedical procedures was recently established at the School of Aviation Medicine in Texas. The course, which restates the basic principles and concepts of aeromedicine, is designed for flight surgeons who have several years of practice in the field. It will also assist selected medical officers to prepare for the examination leading to certification in the aviation medicine specialty. The importance of the review course is reflected in its first enrollment. Almost all major commands in the Air Force are represented by the 22 high-ranking medical officers now undergoing the intensive four weeks' study. All of the medical officers are graduates of the school's primary course in aviation medicine.


Medical Field Service School Celebration.—  At the eighth birthday celebration of the Medical Field Service School at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Jan. 14, buildings and classroom facilities were dedicated to

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