State Medical Election.
—The Arizona Medical Association at its meeting April 29 through May 2 installed Dr. Harry T. Southworth, Prescott, as president. Other officers elected included Dr. Edward M. Hayden, Tucson, vice president; Dr. Thomas H. Bate, Phoenix, president-elect; Dr. Frank J. Milloy, Phoenix, secretary; Dr. Clarence E. Yount Jr., Prescott, treasurer, and Dr. Harry E. Thompson, Tucson, speaker of the house of delegates. Dr. Jesse D. Hamer, Phoenix, was chosen as a delegate to the American Medical Association for a two-year term, with Drs. Preston T. Brown, Phoenix, and Harold W. Kohl, Tucson, as successive year alternates.
—The Arkansas legislature has established March 30 of each year as Doctor's Day in the state. This is believed to be the first action by a state legislature to make Doctor's Day official. The law requests the governor to issue annually a proclamation calling on the citizens
MEDICAL NEWS. JAMA. 1951;146(4):383-388. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.03670040083019