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January 1961

Tuberculosis Control in South Korea

Arch Intern Med. 1961;107(1):67A-68A. doi:10.1001/archinte.1961.03620010003001

The American Medical Association has officially recognized its obligations to help with the continuing postgraduate education of its members serving as missionaries in foreign lands.1 At a recent meeting in Chicago specific steps by which this help might be given were considered, and the desirability of acquainting all American physicians with the activities of the medical missionaries was pointed out.2

I think our readers will be interested in the recent activities of Dr. Ernest B. Struthers, who in July, 1960, laid down his duties as Director of the Chest Clinics of Korea Church World Service, an interdenominational organization supported chiefly from United States and the United Kingdom. This lively young internist of 74 years has had a distinguished career in the foreign medical mission field, much of it spent as Professor of Medicine in Chee-loo Medical College, Tsinan Shantung, China. He was called in 1953 to tackle the