DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. Smallpox. —It is reported that smallpox in virulent type has broken out in Washington. Hospital Changes. —Dr. T. J. Sullivan has been made resident physician of the Washington Asylum Hospital, vice Dr. David C. Coleman, resigned.—Dr. Martin has been appointed resident physician at the Emergency Hospital, Washington, vice Dr. De Haven Sharp, resigned. Dr. John Holmes succeeds Dr. Martin. Army Medical School Commencement. —The annual commencement exercises were held in Washington, April 11, when Surgeon-General Robert M. O'Reilly presented diplomas to 11 officers of the medical corps of the army; 2 contract surgeons, and 5 National Guard medical officers. Col. Charles L. Heizmann, assistant surgeon general, presided. New Army Hospital. —The Secretary of War has approved the recommendation of the surgeon general for the erection of a new general army hospital nearly opposite the Battle National Cemetery. The property acquired contains 43 acres and cost about $98,000.
JAMA – American Medical Association
Published: May 6, 1905