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Two New Departments for Sibley Hospital.
—Dr. John M. Orem, president of Board of Trustees of Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, D. C., announced establishment of two new departments for the proposed new Sibley Hospital for which a $1,500,000 fund drive is now under way.The two new units, not originally contemplated in building plans, are a Department of Ophthalmology, under Dr. William M. Hart, of Bethesda, Md., and a Department of Psychiatry, under Dr. Zigmond M. Lebensohn, of Washington.Sibley Memorial Hospital, which will be a 350-bed hospital and has become an integral part of The American University, at Nebraska and Massachusetts Avenues, will design the entire seventh floor of its new building for the two projected units.Dr. Hart said that his eye-treatment section will have 30 beds, plus a clinic for outpatients. The arrangement will make possible a training program for eye surgeons, he added.Dr.
News and Comment. AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1957;58(2):314. doi:10.1001/archopht.1957.00940010326023