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JAMA. 1940;114(12):1088-1091. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810120060018.
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Popular Medical Lectures.—  The Stanford University School of Medicine announces the fifty-eighth course of popular medical lectures to be given at Lane Hall, San Francisco. The program is as follows:Dr. Hans Lisser, April 5, Outstanding Achievements in Endocrinology.Dr. Frederick A. Fender, April 19, Epilepsy and the Convulsive State: New Light on an Age-Old Problem.Dr. Nelson J. Howard, May 3, Civilization's Challenge to Surgery: Recent Developments in the Treatment of Injury.Dr. Eric Liljencrantz, May 17, Aviation Medicine.

Society News.—  A panel discussion on hyperthyroidism constituted the program of the San Francisco County Medical Society, March 12, with the following speakers: Drs. Jesse L. Carr, Arthur L. Bloomfield, Jay Marion Read, Paul A. Gliebe, Frederick H. Rodenbaugh and Philip K. Oilman.—Dr. Ludwig A. Emge, San Francisco, addressed the San Diego County Medical Society, February 13, on "Reflections on Gynecological Procedures." Dr. Robert W. Langley, Los Angeles, discussed "Heart Sounds, a Clinical Experiment in Sound Photography," before the society, March 12.


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