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—Articles of incorporation of the American Baptist Tuberculosis Hospital Association have been filed with the Secretary of State. The plan of the association is to build hospitals throughout the United States where patients suffering from tuberculosis may receive care. It is planned to establish the first of these institutions in Denver. All Baptist churches may be admitted to membership, and it is proposed to assess the church members 10 cents each, annually.
Doctor of Ophthalmology.
—At the recent meeting of the regents of the University of Colorado, on the recommendation of the medical senate, it was resolved hereafter to confer the degree of doctor of ophthalmology on properly qualified candidates. This degree can be secured two years after taking the degree of doctor of medicine. Candidates are required to take one year of practical clinical work in diseases of the eye, doing in connection therewith systematic reading,
Medical News. JAMA. 1912;LVIII(24):1863–1870. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04260060212016