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Menninger, W.C. (1948). Notes and News. Psychoanal. Rev., 35(3):340-342.
(1948). Psychoanalytic Review, 35(3):340-342
Notes and News
William C. Menninger, M.D.
The New York Psychoanalytic Society
The 307th meeting of The New York Psychoanalytic Society was held in the auditorium, 245 East 82nd Street, New York City, on the evening of Tuesday, May 25, 1948.
American Psychiatric Association—Committee on Public Education
The comprehensive program of the 104th annual meeting of American Psychiatric Association held May 17-20 in Washington, D. C, included Atomic Energy in Medicine, Psychiatry Among the Chinese, Brain Surgery, Glutamic Acid in Increasing Intelligence, Psychiatric Aid in Learning, and Juvenile Problems among the subjects discussed.
Frank J. Curran, M.D., Louisville, Kentucky, was chairman of the Program Committee, and C. Charles Burlingame, M.D., Hartford, Connecticut, was chairman of the Committee on Public Education.
Founded in 1833, the American Psychiatric Association is the oldest body of medical specialists in the country, and has 4,000 members in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and Europe.
Dr. Daniel Blain Named Medical Director of American Psychiatric Association
Dr. Daniel Blain, formerly Chief of Neuropsychiatric Services for the Veterans Administration, has accepted the newly established position of Medical Director of the American Psychiatric Association. The position has been created to provide the full-time services of a medical man who will act for the Association as an authorized source of information and advice.
As Medical Director, Dr. Blain will make his services available to the membership, to affiliate societies and to public and private organizations interested in the field of psychiatry. Activating policies approved by the Association, and stimulating appropriate groups and committees to respond to needs and demands, he will serve also to effect liaison with the public on subjects relative to the work of the Association and to the general interests of society.
Dr. Blain will continue to reside in Washington. For the present, he may be addressed at the Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.
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