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InterCom. online resource (None) 1954-1986, June 01, 1963, Image 6

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Page 6 Duke University Medical Center, InterCom I Dr. Hudson lo Head ORL Division Dr. William R. Hudson lias been named chief of the ear, nose and throat division in the Department of Snryery. Succeeding Dr. Watt W. Eagle as chief of the Division of Otolaryngology, Dr. Hudson also has been promoted from assistant pro fessor to associate professor of oto laryngology. Dr. Eagle will continue his teaching and clinical work as professor of otolaryngology. One of the original Duke Medical Center faculty mem bers, he has headed the Division of (Continued on page 7) Dr. Young Promoted Dr. W. Glenn Young, Jr., has been promoted from associate professor to professor of surgery. Specializing in the field of heart and blood vessel surgery, he has been a Medical Center faculty member since 1954. Dr. Young, originally from Washington, D. C., studied at Duke University as an imdergradnate and in 1948 re ceived the M.D. degree from Duke, where he subsequently took his intern ship and residencj" training in general and thoracic surgery. What People Are Saying From a Virginia patient. I want to thank yoii for your kindness and consideration to me while I was a patient at your hospital. You have a wonderful hospital; the doctors, nurses, technicians, and all v^ere most efficient and helpful. I feel that I received a great deal of help from my stay there. Thank you again for your help. From a North Carolina patient. True to be sure, we have had many hospital problems in the past year or so. We have been coming to Duke for 19 years. Within the past year it has been more noticeable how things have changed over these years. The service (nursing), commiuiications, diets, medications, necessary doctor attention from interns, impertinence from interns and colored nurses, colored help and secretaries has de graded Duke Hospital tremendously, and at the same time costing more for less and poor services. It is with deep concern that I write this letter in hopes that some steps will be taken to improve the hospital care and regain its lost prestige. From a North Carolina patient. I am at home but am taking this first opportunity to thank all of you folks Dr. Howell to Head Pediatrics at Woman’s Medical College ^ Dr., Doris Ahlee Howell has been named professor and chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the Woman’s Medical College of Pennsyl vania in Philadelphia, effective July 3. She succeeds Dr. Harriet M. Arey. Specializing in pediatric hema tology, Dr. Howell joined the Duke faculty in 1955. She received her M.D. degree from McGill University, Montreal, and held appointments at Harvard Medical School and the Children’s Medical Center, Boston. In 1951-52 she was a member of the Duke Medical Center house staff. at Duke for the wonderful way in which you treated me. I have been through many places and have never found a place where everybody was so thoughtful and con siderate. Its always a pleasure for me to go to Duke and meet my friends and I have nothing but high praise for tl, , hospital and its operators.

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