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May 13, 1899

Medical News.

JAMA. 1899;XXXII(19):1069-1071. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.02450460053028

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Dr. Austin Flint, New York City, the well-known authority on diseases of the brain, is reported seriously ill with pneumonia.

Dr. Charles Jewett of Brooklyn, N. Y., is to succeed Dr. Alexander J. C. Skene, as president of the Long Island College Hospital.

Bagdad is said to be a mecca for physicians, since, with a population of 130,000, there are but three resident physicians with a European training.

Dr. Donald Maclean has resigned his commission in the medical department of the United States Army and resumed practice in Detroit, Mich.

It is said that Dr. Lewellys F. Barker will succeed Dr. Simon Flexner at the Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, as professor of pathology.

Howard University, Washington, D. C., held its annual commencement exercises May 12. The graduating class from the medical department numbered nineteen.

Prof. Edwin Klebs, Chicago, has opened a free clinic at 398 Morgan street, for the

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