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October 26, 1957


JAMA. 1957;165(8):1063-1067. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980260149018


Appoint Director of Surgery Department.—  Dr. Edward R. Woodward has been appointed professor and head of the department of surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville. He is former associate professor of surgery, University of California at Los Angeles. In 1953 he was appointed to the faculty of the University of California Medical Center. During this time he continued his work as a Markle scholar in medical sciences. As professor of surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine and surgeon-in-chief of the Teaching Hospital, Dr. Woodward will set up the curriculum for third and fourth-year medical students, and the intern and residency program for the hospital. Dr. Woodward is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the Society of University Surgeons. He was appointed recently to the Advisory Committee on Personnel