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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.)
—Dr. George Blumer, dean of the Yale Medical School, has been appointed a member of the board of education of New Haven.
Medical Schools Merged.
—Word has been received that Loyola University has taken over the Chicago College of Medicine and Surgery and merged it with its own medical department.
Billings and Post on Way Back.
—As noted elsewhere in this issue, the Red Cross Commission to Russia is now on its return to this country. Drs. Frank Billings and Wilber E. Post of Chicago are members of this commission.
Women for War Service.
—Nearly 100 women physicians, at a meeting held in the rooms of the State Council of Defense, September 22, volunteered to
Medical News. JAMA. 1917;LXIX(13):1096-1100. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.02590400056022