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April 7, 1917

Medical News

JAMA. 1917;LXVIII(14):1049-1054. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.04270040037018

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest; such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)


New Officers.  —The George Washington University Medical Society, composed of the alumni and faculty of the medical school, at a recent meeting elected Dr. W. Ashby Frankland, president; Dr. Coursen B. Conklin, vice president; Dr. Thomas Miller, secretary, and Dr. Edward G. Seibert, treasurer.

Revocation of License Sustained.  —An official communication states that, March 16, the Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia sustained the action of the Board of Medical Supervisors in revoking the license of Dr. Thomas June Kemp. Dr. Kemp's license was revoked, May 29, 1916, on the ground of his having been convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude.

Duplex Report Cards for Reportable Diseases.  —To facilitate the reporting of recoveries,

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