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September 7, 1940

Medical News

JAMA. 1940;115(10):867-869. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810360055020

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Health Department Headquarters Transferred to Los Angeles.—  Newspapers reported, July 17, that the headquarters of the state department of health had been transferred to Los Angeles. Alterations have been approved for the Los Angeles office to accommodate Dr. Bertram P. Brown, Los Angeles, recently appointed director of the department, and his staff, it was stated.

Medical School Center in Pediatric and Obstetric Program.—  The University of California Medical School, San Francisco, will be the center of all postgraduate education in pediatrics and obstetrics in a long term educational program planned by six cooperating states: California, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, New Mexico and Arizona. According to the university Clip Sheet, the program will be financed by funds from the participating states, the U. S. Children's Bureau and the Rosenberg Foundation. Selected physicians from each state will attend refresher courses offered by the university. Transportation and tuition will be paid by the home states. In addition, a pédiatrie "circuit rider" will be appointed to travel through the western states for consultations with individual physicians, district medical societies and other interested groups on problems involving the care of young children. Dr. Amos U.

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