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Midwinter Clinical Courses.—
The third annual mid-winter clinical course in ophthalmology and otolaryngology given by the Research Study Club of Los Angeles opened, January 15, to continue through January 26. Coincidental with this course is one on dissection and cadaver surgery, conducted by Dr. John F. Barnhill, for many years professor of surgery of the head, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis. In addition to Dr. Barnhill, other members of the teaching staff for the course in ophthalmology and otolaryngology include:Prof. Anton Elschnig of the German University Eye Clinic of Prague, Czechoslovakia.Dr. Edward C. Sewall, clinical professor of surgery, Stanford University Medical School, San Francisco.Dr. Hans Barkan, clinical professor of surgery, department of ophthalmology, Stanford University Medical School.Dr. Harry L. Baum, Denver.
State Society Confers Honorary Medical Degree.—
For the first time in 121 years, the Connecticut State Medical Society exercised its charter right