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January 6, 1945

NEW SERIES OF RADIO BROADCASTS

JAMA. 1945;127(1):29. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860010031011

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Abstract

On page 44 of this issue of The Journal will be found the announcement of a new series of network broadcasts of the American Medical Association in cooperation with the National Broadcasting Company. This will be the twelfth consecutive annual series of dramatized nationwide network health broadcasts under this joint sponsorship. As usual, from eighty to one hundred stations will no doubt be broadcasting the program from coast to coast and from the Gulf to the Canadian border.

The title for the series will be "Doctors Look Ahead." Topics will include pneumonia, penicillin, social hygiene, heart disease, sulfa drugs, "battle fatigue," the discharged soldier, rheumatic fever, refrigeration anesthesia, nutrition at home, accidents, tuberculosis, child health, postwar doctor and similar topics. The theme will be current medical progress and its implications for the future of the nation's health. Guest speakers will be invited for selected programs, but for the most part

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