August 1952


AMA Am J Dis Child. 1952;84(2):287. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1952.02050020151012

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New Children's Hospital.—Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, opened June 15, 1952. The dedication was held at 3 p. m. in the courtyard of the hospital, after which, for three days the building was open to the public for inspection. On Monday, June 23, 1952 the hospital was opened for the reception of patients.

On June 14, 1952, from 5 until 10 p. m., the members of the Le Bonheur Club invited the members of the Memphis and Shelby County Medical Society and the members of the Ninth District Dental Society to inspect the building and familiarize themselves with the facilities. The Medical Staff of the hospital, which is an open one, is fully organized, with the following officers:

F. Thomas Mitchell, M.D., Chief of Staff James G. Hughes, M.D., Vice-President C. Barton Etter, M.D., Secretary J. Spencer Speed, M.D., Chief of Surgery J. A. Danciger, M.D., Chief of Medicine. The

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