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Table of contents – Vol. 8 No. 2, May 1953 A message from the president, page 1 A message from the Dean, page 2 New hospital construction progresses, page 3 John H. Gibbon, M.D., page 4 Department of obstetrics and Gynecology, page 6 President-Elect of the American society for pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, page 16 Exhibition from the department of surgery, page 16 Dr. Paul C. Swenson, professor of radiology and head of the department, page 18 Promotions and new appointments, page 18 Gifts and bequests made to the library by alumni and faculty, page 19 Alumni annual giving fund approaches goal, page 22 Material of historical interest, page 22 Class standings – Alumni annual giving fund, June 11, 1952 to May 1, 1953, page 23 Facts concerning the senior class 1953, page 24 Jefferson alumni in the United State services, page 26 Class reunions, page 28 Chapter notes Northern new Jersey Chapter, page 29 A 3rd Jefferson Alumni-Ohio Dinner, page 29 Ex-internes’ and Ex-residents’ day, class reunion day, page 30 Alumni placement service positions available, page 31 Faculty notes, page 31 An interesting letter from a classmate of J. Wallace Davis, M.D., ’42, page 32 Class notes, page 33 Deaths reported during the past year 1952-1953, page 38 Film Library, page 40 The perfect gift, page 40 The Alumni association of the Jefferson medical college of Philadelphia, page 41

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