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September 28, 1957


JAMA. 1957;165(4):370-378. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980220054018


State Medical Election.—  The following officers of the California Medical Association have been installed: president, Dr. Frank A. MacDonald, Sacramento; president-elect, Dr. Francis E. West, San Diego; secretary, Dr. Albert C. Daniels, San Francisco; and editor, Dr. Dwight L. Wilbur, San Francisco.

Appoint Director of Medical Education.—  St. Mary's Hospital, San Francisco, has appointed a full-time director of medical education to supervise the intern-resident training program and the program of staff education. He is Dr. George H. Reifenstein, who completed his duties as chief of cardiology, U. S. Naval Hospital, Oakland, Sept. 1. Dr. Reifenstein is a diplomate of the American Board of Pathology and the American Board of Internal Medicine. The purpose of employing a full-time director of medical education is to continue to improve the program which St. Mary's has established and which has helped to maintain more than its full complement of internes and residents.Dr.