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Affiliation Between the Skin and Cancer Hospital of Philadelphia and the Graduate School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania.—Dr. Bertram Shaffer, Medical Director of The Skin and Cancer Hospital of Philadelphia, has announced the establishment of a medical affiliation between the Skin and Cancer Hospital and the Graduate School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania.
The Skin and Cancer Hospital will retain its corporative identity, but the Graduate School of Medicine has agreed to be responsible for the professional and educational standards of the institution.
A new Medical Board has been created which will act also as the Executive Committee of the Medical Staff. This consists of six chiefs of service with the title of Attending Dermatologists, namely: Dr. Donald M. Pillsbury, Dr. Carroll S. Wright, Dr. H. E. Twining, Dr. Reuben Friedman, Dr. H. M. Samitz, and Dr. Edward Ozellers. The Medical Board includes
News and Comment. AMA Arch Derm Syphilol. 1952;65(6):756. doi:10.1001/archderm.1952.01530250120016