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October 6, 1956


JAMA. 1956;162(6):587-591. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970230059017


Society Election.—  At a recent meeting of the Arkansas Radiological Society, Dr. Edwin F. Gray, Little Rock, was elected president; Dr. Joseph A. Norton, Little Rock, vice-president; and Dr. Ernest A. Mendelsohn, Fort Smith, secretary-treasurer.


General Practice Meeting in Los Angeles.—  The eighth annual scientific assembly of the California Academy of General Practice will convene at the Hotel Statler, Los Angeles, Oct. 14-17. Dr. Manuel E. Lichtenstein, associate professor of surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, will present "Gall Bladder Disease and Its Surgical Treatment" and "Non-penetrating Injuries of the Abdomen." Dr. Clarence S. Livingood, chief, dermatology division of Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, will speak on "Diagnosis and Management of Dermatitis." "When Should Parents Leave Home?" will be the topic of Dr. Edward J. Stieglitz, consultant in geriatrics to the Veterans Administration, Washington, D. C. Dr. Sidney Farber, professor of pathology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, will discuss "Advances