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MEDICAL CIVIL DEFENSE CONFERENCE, NOV. 12-13
The sixth County Medical Societies Civil Defense Conference, to be held Nov. 12-13 at the Sherman Hotel, Chicago, is sponsored by the A. M. A. Council on National Defense. Dr. Frank F. Schade, Los Angeles, will preside as conference chairman and Dr. Harold S. Diehl, Minneapolis, Chairman of the Council, will welcome the conferees.On Saturday morning Val Peterson, Federal Civil Defense Administrator, will discuss the current activities and future plans for civil defense preparedness at the national level. Dr. G. E. Fryer, Ottawa, Canada, will report on the medical civil defense plans in Canada; a similar report on health and medical plans of the Federal Civil Defense Administration will be presented by the director of the health office, Dr. John M. Whitney.A workshop session on medical training and assignment, moderated by Dr. Max L. Lichter of Detroit, is also scheduled for Saturday
ORGANIZATION SECTION. JAMA. 1955;159(9):954. doi:10.1001/jama.1955.02960260124014
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