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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.
—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
Medical News. JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(24):1583–1586. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480240033014
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