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May 1939

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Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1939;63(5):1013. doi:10.1001/archinte.1939.00180220203017

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Graduate Fortnight of the New York Academy of Medicine.  —The twelfth graduate fortnight of the New York Academy of Medicine will be held from Oct. 23 to Nov. 3, 1939. The purpose is to make a complete study and authoritative presentation of a subject of outstanding importance in the practice of medicine and surgery—the endocrine glands and their disorders. The following topics are listed: "Historical sketch of the development of endocrinology; physiology of anterior lobe of pituitary gland; hyper and hypopituitarism; pituitary diencephalic syndromes; physiology of the ovaries; physiology of testes and therapeutic application of male sex hormones; puberty, menstruation and menopause; pregnancy; therapeutic application of female sex hormones; physiology of the parathyroid; hypo and hyper-parathyroidism; the adrenal cortex; the Cushing syndrome: neoplasms of adrenal and their clinical relations; overfunction of the adrenal cortex; the adrenal medulla; adrenal insufficiency; relation of diabetes to endocrine system; relationship of endocrines to nervous

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