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THE NEW MEDICAL DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE
In February, 1959, the Board of Trustees formed a new committee to inquire into the status of medical discipline in the United States. Dr. Raymond McKeown, a member of the Board, was named Chairman of the new Committee and appointed as members were Drs. James H. Berge, Paul G. Henley, H. Thomas McGuire, and E. G. Shelley.The Committee soon felt the need for consultation with persons experienced in matters of medical discipline and two such men have accepted appointments to aid the Committee. They are Dr. Stiles D. Ezell, associate secretary of the federation of state licensing boards, and Dr. Harold E. Jervey Jr., the federation's president-elect. At the most recent meeting of the Board of Trustees, Dr. Louis A. Buie was named to the Committee.The Committee is authorized to investigate, with the assistance of the Law Division, the adequacy of disciplinary rules,
ORGANIZATION SECTION. JAMA. 1960;172(13):1396-1397. doi:10.1001/jama.1960.03020130054019