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April 4, 1959


JAMA. 1959;169(14):1633-1641. doi:10.1001/jama.1959.03000310085021


Annual Session in Birmingham.—  The Medical Association of the State of Alabama will hold its annual session in Birmingham April 9-11, with headquarters at the Dinkler-Tutwiler Hotel and with Dr. Edgar G. Givhan Jr., president of the association, presiding. Dr. S. Joseph Campbell, president, Jefferson County Medical Society, will present an address at the opening business meeting. The scientific program will include the following papers by out-of-state speakers:Practical Shortcuts in Endocrinology, Diagnosis and Treatment, Dr. Peter H. Forsham, San Francisco.The Diagnostic Value of Intravenous Cholangiography in Biliary Tract Disorders and Acute Abdominal Conditions, Dr. H. Stephen Weens, Atlanta, Ga.Dietary Management of Children in Illness and in Health, Dr. Frederic G. Burke, Washington, D. C.Pruritus Vulvæ, Dr. J. Donald Woodruff, Baltimore.Prenatal Care—The Pale Pink Pill, Dr. Lawrence L. Hester Jr., Charleston, S. C.The Jerome Cochran Lecture, "Somatopsychic Medicine," will be given April 10 by