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February 19, 1916

Medical News

JAMA. 1916;LXVI(8):581-588. doi:10.1001/jama.1916.02580340037023

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest; such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)


Periodicals for Library.  —The library committee of the Jefferson County Medical Association, Birmingham, has subscribed for thirty-one medical periodicals published in the United States and abroad.

Colored Physicians Organize.  —Colored physicians of Birmingham have organized a medical union for race uplift and have elected the following officers: president, Dr. Ulysses G. Mason; vice president, Dr. Pierce S. Moten; secretary, Dr. M. H. Freeman, Jr., and treasurer, Dr. C. O. Booth.

Personal.  —Dr. Cecil D. Gaston has been appointed city physician of Birmingham, succeeding Dr. Charles Whelan, resigned after seventeen years' service. Dr. Gaston has also been appointed a member of the staff of the Hillman Hospital.—Dr. Benjamin L. Wyman, Birmingham, has been appointed a member of the state

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