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December 22, 1956


JAMA. 1956;162(17):1555-1558. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970340045016


Heart Association Move.—  The Los Angeles County Heart Association has moved to new headquarters at 660 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles 5, in the Franklin Life Building (telephone, DUnkirk 5-4231). This move effects a consolidation of the administrative and program offices, formerly located at 316 S. Bonnie Brae St., and the heart fund headquarters, formerly located at 5501 Wilshire Blvd.

New Orthopedic Hospital.—  Plans have been approved for the construction of a $3,780,000 hospital to be built on the present site of the Orthopaedic Hospital at 24th and Flower streets in Los Angeles. The six-story structure, which will replace the 42— year-old main building, will provide 128 bed spaces, remodeled outpatient clinics, and four surgical rooms. The building will increase bed capacity by 50. The hospital will also enlarge its research and training program.

Dr. Kempe Goes to Colorado.—  Dr. C. Henry Kempe, formerly assistant professor of pediatrics, University