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October 18, 1958


JAMA. 1958;168(7):914. doi:10.1001/jama.1958.03000070070018

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Consultants and Command Surgeons Conference. —  The surgeon general convened a three-day National Consultants and Command Surgeons Conference at Andrews Air Force Base Hospital, Washington, D. C., on Sept. 3, to provide an interchange of the latest military and civilian medical thinking and techniques.Guest speakers were Dr. William N. Hubbard Jr., associate dean of New York University College of Medicine, who spoke on medical education, and Dr. Lawrence E. Lamb of the U. S. A. F. School of Aviation Medicine, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, who presented the problems of syncope.The consultants who made presentations on their respective specialties were Dr. Conrad G. Collins, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, obstetrics and gynecology; Dr. Charles E. Smith, University of California, Berkeley, preventive medicine; Dr. Clarence C. Pearson, Seattle, internal medicine; Dr. Louis J. West, University of Oklahoma Medical Center, psychiatry; Dr. Edgar J. Poth, University

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