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November 8, 1952


JAMA. 1952;150(10):1019-1026. doi:10.1001/jama.1952.03680100061022


Dr. F. M. Pottenger Honored.  —Dr. Francis M. Pottenger, who founded the Southern California Anti-Tuberculosis League, was recently honored at a testimonial dinner in Los Angeles, marking the 50th year of his service to the league. He was presented with the first copy of his autobiography, "The Fight Against Tuberculosis," which had just been published. Dr. Pottenger, who joined the faculty of the University of Southern California in 1903, became professor emeritus of medicine in 1942.

Psychiatric Residency Program.  —The California Department of Mental Hygiene offers a psychiatric resident program under which physicians wishing to qualify for the certificate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology enter a five year tour of duty. The first, third, and fourth years consist of regular psychiatric residency training. In the second and fifth years the resident serves as a staff psychiatrist at a California state hospital or clinic. The physician will