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February 1948

News and Notes

Arch Ophthalmol. 1948;39(2):242. doi:10.1001/archopht.1948.00900020247012

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Training for Orthoptic Technicians, George Washington University School of Medicine.  —The training of orthoptic technicians will be resumed by the Department of Ophthalmology of the George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D. C., beginning April 1, 1948. The training consists of six months of didactic and practical instruction and two months of "internship." Preference will be given to students who plan to combine the teaching of other students with the administration of orthoptic procedures in their respective communities.The course of instruction will be under the direction of Dr. Ernest Sheppard, professor of ophthalmology, George Washington University School of Medicine, and Mary Everist Kramer, supervisor of the Department of Orthoptics of the George Washington University Hospital. The staff of the Department of Ophthalmology will assist with the teaching. It is anticipated that the students will have the opportunity of visiting other orthoptic clinics in the nearby vicinity

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