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JAMA. 1950;142(2):114. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02910200042014.
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DR. HALL APPOINTED SECRETARY OF COUNCIL  The Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Robert M. Hall as Secretary of the Council on National Emergency Medical Service effective January 1. Dr. Hall, who was born in Nebraska in 1917, graduated from Dartmouth College in 1939 and Harvard Medical School in 1943. He served an internship in medicine at Roosevelt Hospital, New York, and as an assistant resident in medicine at Duke Hospital, Durham, N. C. He was a battalion and regimental surgeon with the Second Infantry Division during World War II and from December 1948 to December 1949 was with the Research and Development Board in the Surgeon General's office.

Washington Letter  (From a Special Correspondent)Jan. 9, 1950.

Instruction on Hazards of Atomic Warfare  Three federal agencies are co-sponsoring a new training program, the purpose of which is to develop appreciable numbers of instructors in medical hazards of


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