October 27, 1956


JAMA. 1956;162(9):903-909. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970260053017


Surgeons Meeting.—  The annual meeting of the Alabama division, International College of Surgeons, will be held at the Druid City Hospital, Tuscaloosa, Oct. 31. The medical profession is invited.


Grant for Mental Health Research.—  A $250,000 grant will be made by the Ford Foundation to Mount Sinai Hospital and Clinic (8712 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles) for a portion of its mental health research program. Mount Sinai Hospital recently opened its 34-bed psychiatric inpatient department under direction of Dr. Steven D. Schwartz, chief of inpatient service of the department of psychiatry, assistant clinical professor in the department of nervous and mental diseases, College of Medical Evangelists, Los Angeles, and attending psychiatrist and neurologist at Los Angeles County Hospital (Medical Unit). The complete psychiatric program at Mount Sinai Hospital is directed by Dr. Franz Alexander, clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles.

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