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JAMA. 1956;160(6):488-494. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02960410064017.
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Society News.—  Officers of the San Jose Surgical Society include: Dr. Eugene R. Perez, president; Dr. Glen S. Harman, president-elect; Dr. Ralph S. Purdy, secretary; and Dr. J. Frederic Snyder, treasurer.—The Metropolitan Dermatological Society of Los Angeles recently elected Dr. Harold Price, North Hollywood, president; Dr. Edward L. Murphy, Burbank, vice-president; and Dr. Laurence J. Underwood, Glendale, secretary-treasurer.

Annual Surgical Lectures.—  The annual surgical lectures, offered by the University of California School of Medicine and University Extension Feb. 13-14 and consecutive Wednesdays, Feb. 29-May 2, from 8 to 10 p. m., will deal with recent advances in general surgery. Fee for the course is $50. Lecturers from outside the Los Angeles area will include: Drs. H. Glenn Bell, San Francisco; Charles G. Child III, Boston; Michael E. DeBakey, Houston, Texas; Henry N. Harkins, Seattle; Victor Richards, San Francisco; and John M. Waugh, Rochester, Minn. Requests for applications should be


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