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March 5, 1955


JAMA. 1955;157(10):827-833. doi:10.1001/jama.1955.02950270045014


Conference on Medical-Ministerial Counseling.—  The Birmingham Baptist Hospital will sponsor a pioneering conference on the joint problems of medical-ministerial counseling March 7 in the Liberty National Life Insurance Company auditorium. The purpose of the conference is "to bring together representatives of medicine and the ministry to promote understanding and cooperation in the common task of ministering to people." Principal speakers for the session will be Rev. Richard K. Young, Winston-Salem, N. C., chaplain of the Baptist Hospital and director of the department of pastoral care of the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest College, and Rev. Wayne E. Oates, professor of psychology of religion at the South Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky.


Surgical Meeting in Bakersfield.—  The California Surgical Division regional meeting, International College of Surgeons, will be held at Bakersfield Inn, March 10-11. A cordial invitation has been extended to all interested members of the