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June 14, 1902

Medical News.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(24):1583-1586. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480240033014

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Abstract

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. 

The New Surgeon-General.  —Colonel William H. Forwood, -assistant surgeon-general, United States Army, has succeeded Dr. George M. Sternberg as surgeon-general.

Surgeon-General Sternberg's Retirement.  —After forty-one years of service in the Army Dr. George M. Sternberg retired, June 8, with the rank of brigadier-general.

University of Georgetown Commencement.  —On May 29, the fifty-third annual commencement exercises of the medical department were held, a class of 13 receiving diplomas from Rev. Jerome Daugherty, S. J., president of the University. Colonel Charles Smart, assistant surgeon-general, U. S. Army, delivered the Toner address, and Dr. Joseph A. S. Regli was valedictorian.

Marine-Hospital Positions.  —A board of officers will meet at the Marine-Hospital Bureau, Washington, D. C., June 16, to examine candidates for admission to the grade of assistant-surgeon in the U. S. Marine-Hospital Service. Candidates must be between 21 and 30 years of age, graduates of a reputable medical college, and

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