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November 16, 1940

Medical News

JAMA. 1940;115(20):1733-1735. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810460065021

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Physicians Tour Vineyards.—  Fifty-four physicians in northern California visited some of the historic vineyards and wine cellars of the Napa Valley, October 13, on a tour sponsored by the Society of Medical Friends of Wine. The society was organized in 1939 to stimulate scientific research on wine. Officers include Drs. Thomas F. Mullen, president; Marius A. Francoz, vice president; Randolph G. Flood, secretary, and Harry E. Alderson, treasurer. All are from San Francisco.

Symposium on Heart Disease.—  The eleventh annual postgraduate symposium on heart disease of the San Francisco Heart Committee will be held November 26-28. Sessions will be alternated in the hospitals of Stanford University School of Medicine and the University of California Medical School and San Francisco Hospital. The course will include demonstrations of patients presenting problems in the various types of heart disease, discussion and evaluation of specific diagnostic procedures and therapy, differential diagnosis and treatment.

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