January 1927

News and Comment

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1927;15(1):58-61. doi:10.1001/archderm.1927.02370250071009

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Early Instruction in Dermatology in the United States.—  The University of Pennsylvania announced a course of preliminary lectures on diseases of the skin by Dr. H. Lenox Hodge, physician to the Children's Hospital, for Sept. 7, 1868.Harvard College appointed Dr. James C. White, professor of dermatology in the Medical School, on Nov. 2, 1871.The Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology would be glad to have any items of information as to other early formal instruction in dermatology.


Opportunities for Postgraduate Study in Dermatology and Syphilology in New York.—  The New York Academy of Medicine has issued a "Synopsis of Approved Opportunities offered in Greater New York for Graduate Study in Dermatology-Syphilology." In it are shown all of the different activities in this field in the New York schools and hospitals. A great deal of this work is being done. It is well systematized and comprehensive. It

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