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To the Editor:
—The secretary of the British Medical Association has informed me that a number of their members are working for oil companies in the Persian Gulf area and that there is a branch of the British Medical Association in that part of the world; in fact, it is 30 years of age.The British Medical Association has recently decided to extend the boundaries of this branch so as to include all the territory surrounding the Persian Gulf. This branch, which will be known as the Middle East Branch of the British Medical Association, will arrange regular scientific meetings and social gatherings, mostly in Basra.As there are a number of American physicians working around the Persian Gulf, the British Medical Association has informed me that if these physicians desire to become associate or complimentary members of the Middle East Branch they will be warmly welcomed. They should address
Lull GF. MEMBERSHIP IN THE BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. JAMA. 1952;150(5):509. doi:10.1001/jama.1952.03680050075030