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March 10, 1956


JAMA. 1956;160(10):888. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02960450070019

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Six New Consultant Committees to Assist Army.—  Six committees on civilian consultants to army surgeons in the zone of the interior have been formed by the surgeon general, in cooperation with the society of medical consultants to the armed forces. The committees, which have a membership of at least three outstanding physicians in the area, represent the fields of medicine, surgery, and neuropsychiatry. They will be called on to assist the army surgeon in the professional appraisal, procurement, and appointment of professional consultants to local medical installations; in the supervision of civilian medical consultation in class 1 Army medical installations; and in other matters pertaining to the maintenance of the highest standards of professional performance within the command. Committee chairmen in each of the Army areas are: first Army, Bruce Webster, M.D., New York; second Army, I. S. Ravdin, M.D., Philadelphia; third Army, Joseph S. Skobba, M.D., Atlanta, Ga.;

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