Medicine: New President for A. M. A.

Last week the American Medical Association, meeting in Manhattan, put on a big show (see below). It also elected a new president (term: one year). Surgeon Frank Howard Lahey, "the Mayo of Boston," is famed for his scientific achievements. In 1922, Dr. Lahey started a small clinic on Commonwealth Avenue, with Drs. Lincoln Fleetford Sise and Sara Murray Jordan, outstanding woman gastroenterologist (specialist in intestinal disorders) in the U. S. Dr. Lahey specialized in clipping thyroids. So dexterous was his technique that within 17 years he and his associates had performed over 15,000...

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