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February 19, 1955


JAMA. 1955;157(8):667-673. doi:10.1001/jama.1955.02950250041015


Tom Spies Honored.—  At its annual meeting in Santurce last December the Puerto Rico Medical Association bestowed honorary membership on Dr. Tom D. Spies of Birmingham. The president of the association, Dr. F. Hernándes-Morales, presented Dr. Spies with a scroll attesting to "his interest in the medical problems of Puerto Rico and his valuable contributions to the advancement of medical science."


Address by Dr. Mayo.—  Dr. Charles W. Mayo, professor of surgery, University of Minnesota Graduate School, will address the Bay District Surgical Society at the annual dinner Feb. 24 in the Miramar Hotel, Santa Monica. The affair is open to all members of the medical profession and their wives. Dress is formal, and admission is $5 per plate. Dr. Mayo will discuss "The United Nations—Their Problems and Ours."

Meeting of Gynecologists.—  Dr. R. Gordon Douglas, chairman, department of obstetrics and gynecology, Cornell University Medical College, New York,