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October 12, 1957


JAMA. 1957;165(6):706-711. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980240064023


Center for Heart Studies.—  A center for special heart studies has been established at St. Luke's Hospital, Phoenix, through the cooperation of the hospital board of directors and the Greater Arizona Heart Association. The center will enlarge facilities that have been available at the hospital for two years. The facilities and service function around cardiac catheterization and angiocardiography. Because of limitations in personnel and funds, the center is not intended as a general consultation service in heart disease; however, funds have been used to establish an adequate armamentarium for cardiac surgery.


Society News.—  The Radiological Society of Southern California has elected the following officers for the coming year: chairman, Dr. Donald Laing, Pasadena; vice-chairman, Dr. George Jacobson, Los Angeles; secretary-treasurer, Dr. Harold P. Tompkins, 658 S. Westlake, Los Angeles 57.

Personal.—  Dr. Francis R. Schwartz has been appointed regional medical director for United Air Lines at San Francisco,