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June 9, 1956


JAMA. 1956;161(6):547. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970060061017

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Training in Thoracic Surgery.—  Training in thoracic surgery for Regular Army Medical Corps general surgeons will be offered in an on-the-job, six-month course, beginning July 1. The course is designed for board-certified general surgeons who want to continue in the practice of general surgery but who wish to expand their surgical knowledge to include thoracic surgery to enable them to meet emergency demands and to familiarize themselves with recent advances in this specialty.The course will be given at Valley Forge Army Hospital, Phoenixville, Pa., and Brooke Army Hospital, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Assignment of officers to this training will be on a permanent-change-of-station basis. Army officers interested should apply to the Army Surgeon General, Washington 25, D. C., Attn: MEDCM.


Corpus Christi Hospital Welcomes Medical Society.—  Capt. Thenton D. Boaz, M. C., U. S. Navy, commanding officer, U. S. Naval Hospital, Corpus Christi, Texas, welcomed the Nueces

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