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—Dr. Sherman T. White, Redding, county physician of Shasta County, sustained a fracture of the patella when his automobile collided with another machine, September 17.—Drs. Clayton G. Stadfield and Byron Stuckey, assistant surgeons at the Receiving Hospital, Los Angeles, have resigned to enter military service, and have been succeeded by Drs. Elmer L. Biggs and John W. Crossan.—Dr. Karl L. Dieterle has been appointed surgeon at the Receiving Hospital, Los Angeles.
Medical Research Society Organized.
—A clinical society to further medical and surgical research was organized in the San Francisco Hospital, September 26, and the following officers were elected: president, Dr. Robert A. Jones; vice president, Dr. H. J. Pruett; secretary, Dr. Maurice Heppner, and treasurer, Dr.