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April 21, 1923

Medical News

JAMA. 1923;80(16):1154-1158. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02640430042021

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for THIS DEPARTMENT items of news of more or less general interest: such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)


"M.D.," Instead of "Dr."  —At meetings of the Placer, Riverside, and other county medical societies, resolutions were recently passed recommending to the state medical society that the letters, "M.D.," instead of the title "Dr.," be used on all their literature, cards, and signs, in order to distinguish between cultists and regular doctors of medicine.

Hospitals Accredited by the American Medical Association.  —The French Hospital, and the Franklin Hospital, San Francisco, and the Fabiolo Hospital, Oakland, have been placed on the list of hospitals giving acceptable instruction to interns, by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association.


Personal.  —Dr. Walter W. King, surgeon, U. S. Public Health Service, Washington, has been

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