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May 16, 1953


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Commissioner of Hospitals New York City

JAMA. 1953;152(3):266. doi:10.1001/jama.1953.03690030066020

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To the Editor:  —As physicians and hospital administrators we are looking forward to the annual meeting of the American Medical Association to be held in New York City from June 1 to 5 of this year. Many of the visiting doctors may be interested in the tremendous new construction program of this department. Much of the new hospital construction is still in progress and probably has limited interest to your members, apart from those engaged in hospital design and administration; however, a number of the new special hospitals may be of interest to visitors to our city. I would like to extend to members of the Association an invitation to visit such hospitals of this department as they may desire. I would call attention to those interested in the treatment of cancer to the two new cancer hospitals: the Francis Delafield Hospital, Fort Washington Avenue and 163d Street in Manhattan,

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