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July 23, 1949

Medical News

JAMA. 1949;140(12):1040-1042. doi:10.1001/jama.1949.02900470044014

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Traveling Classroom for Physicians.—  The University of Alabama College of Medicine, University, has started its Traveling Seminar, a classroom on wheels for practicing physicians. Teams of doctors from the medical college conduct two and three day meetings throughout the state. The purpose is to keep the general practitioner abreast of medical progress. The Alabama State Medical Association is providing funds to pay for incidental expenses incurred by the lecturers. The Extension Division of the University of Alabama has taken on the responsibility of handling the mechanics of the meetings. Programs are in the hands of the seminar committee, composed of Drs. Robert F. Guthrie; Roy R. Kracke, dean of the school; Ray O. Noojin, and Roger D. Baker.


Organize Rheumatism Society.—  A group of doctors especially interested in arthritis, rheumatism and allied disorders have formed a statewide society which will seek affiliation with the American Rheumatism Society. The

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