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MEDICAL STUDENTS FOREIGN FELLOWSHIPS [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 26 October 1960
MEDICAL STUDENTS FOREIGN FELLOWSHIPS EVANSTON, ILL., September 23—The Settcjf^i) c of American Medical Colleges this week began seeking applicants for an unusual foreign fellowship program which gives future American doctors opportunity to study medicine in remote areas of the world. The program, begun last year as the Smith Kline &amp; French Foreign Fellowships, enables selected medical students, who have finished either their third or fourth year of training, to benefit from unusual clinical experiences and to practice preventive medicine at outpost facilities in greatly differing societies and cultures. Dr. Ward Darley, executive director of the A.A.M.C., said application forms and brochures detailing complete information on the SK&amp;F Foreign Fellowships have now been mailed to deans of all U.S. medical schools. Last year, grants totaling some $50,000 were made to 29 students under the program. The cash awards are made from a $180,000 fund provided by Smith Kl...
IN HOSPITAL CARE AT U.C. [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 26 October 1960
IN HOSPITAL CARE AT U.C. fOfl/silot program in the new concepts of "progressive paiMrn care" began in San Francisco with reopening of a section of the old University of California HosThe hospital (whose west end has been completely reconstructed since 1957, except for the building shell) contains two 19-bed units assigned to a minimal care program. Patients in these units will be ambulatory and will require substantially less nursing care than has been customary in general hospitals. The reduced care requirements will result in lower hospital bills. The patients will be in one- or two-bed rooms, but the costs will be $5 to S8 a day less than they would for a bed in a standard four-patient ward at the Medical Center. Rates will be Sl3 to Sl4 less than in corresponding single or double rooms for general medical and surgical patients. The minimal care units, Hospital Administrator Harold Hixson emphasized, are a pilot operation, small in scale. The number of patients who can be accommo...
EDITOR'S NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 26 October 1960
EDITOR'S NOTES As you read over this issue you may notice (as also evident in the past few issues) the obvious omnipresence of two schools, which has resulted in such references to The Synapse as the "Pharmacy Rag" or "Nursing News." We are grateful to these contributors — what bothers us is the more subtle ABSENCE of Dental and Medical school articles. It may even seem astonishing to the reader that the editors have actually tried to get some response from these schools. True, this, at best, has been a relatively poor try due mainly to the "lack of interschool contacts" on this campus. The Synapse neither hires reporters nor desires to do so; yet 'tis a shame that we have not even acquired a medical school editor. This important position takes very little of a person's time. It is hoped that someone in these schools will take the initiative to report an activity or scheduled event. It need only be written and placed in the Synapse Box which will be located at the central desk, Mill...
THE SYNAPSE [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 26 October 1960
THE SYNAPSE Room 249 Millberry Union U.C. Medical Center San Francisco 22, California MOntrose 1—1444 Paul Rhodes Glen Cureton Editors Robbie Bradley Assoc. Editor, Nursing John Hanson Assoc. Editor, Pharmacy Richard Alves Assoc. Editor, Dentistry Assoc. Editor, Medicine Wayne Foster Assoc. Editor, Fraternities Virginia Young Feature Editor Frank Harrison Photographer Howard Blatner Cartoonist Ralph Reamy Distribution Manager Joan Blacow Clerical Administrator Published bi-monthly during the academic year by the Associated Students, U.C. Medical Center
From the Desk of the Union Director [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 26 October 1960
From the Desk of the Union Director To: The Editors, THE SYNAPSE From: R. A. Alexander, Union Director FILMS COMING UP On Friday, October 28, the Union Film Committee will present "The Robe," one of filmdom's first and greatest cinemascope spectaculars. COMING ON FRIDAY, November 4, "Nights of Cabiria," starring banjo-eyed Giulette Masina, who gave an unforgettable performance in "La Strada." All films are presented at 7:30 p.m. in the Medical Sciences Auditorium. Adult admission: $.40, children under 12 admitted free. COLLEGIATE DEBATE Although the exact date has not as yet been determined, the Union will feature, in the near future, an intercollegiate forensic contest between the Varsity Debate Teams of Cal and San Francisco State. The topic will relate to medical care plans for the aged. Watch this newspaper for further details. NOON CONCERT On Tuesday, November 1, and through the cooperation of the Department of Pediatrics, the renowned JOSHUA STRING QUARTET will offer a concert...
FOUR MORE [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 26 October 1960
FOUR MORE The School of Pharmacy Student Body and Faculty is happy to welcome four new members to the teaching staff this year. Dr. John C. Craig comes to the School from the University of Sidney, Australia, where he has served since 1948 as Associate Professor in Organic Chemistry. Dr. Craig attended school in England, receiving his Ph.D. from the University of London in 1945. He is well known in his field, being a member of many honorary societies and having more than eighty publications to his credit. One of the instructors is returning to the School of Pharmacy after serving several years as Senior Medicinal Chemist with Smith Kline and French Laboratories in Philadelphia. He is Dr. Manfred Wolff who received his 8.5., M.S., and Ph.D. from the U.C. School of Pharmacy. Dr. Wolff is also a member of Sigma Xi and Rho Chi Honorary Societies. Originally from Nebraska, Dr. Donald Sorby obtained his B.S. degree from the University there in 1955. He then attended the University of Washi...
ELECTIONS – SCHOOL OF NURSING [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 26 October 1960
ELECTIONS - SCHOOL OF NURSING The freshman Nursing students held their class elections on Wednesday, September 28. Diane Mattock is President, with Linda Blake as Vice President. The Secretary is Sharon Moody and Treasurer is Pat Ellison. To help us follow through the article published in the last SYNAPSE is Social Chairman, Gail Bourinski. Letting us know about things happening is Fujie Yamakawa, Publicity Chairman.To record what we have done is Sally Meyers, Historian, and our SNAC Representatives are Ann Ravera and Pam Manuel. Good luck to all of them. We're sure that they will do a great job.
WINE, MUSIC, CHARITY [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 26 October 1960
WINE, MUSIC, CHARITY Fine wine and distinguished music in an exotic atmosphere; in short, a memorable evening is being planned for your enjoyment THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1960, at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park. This wine-tasting and musicale, featuring the outstanding JOSHUA QUARTET, is being sponsored by Friends of the Diabetic Youth Foundation, a non-profit group with all proceeds going to support "Bearskin Meadow," a summer camp for diabetic children, executive director, Dr. Mary B. Olney. This camp, which is just being completed, provides a unique service in meeting the medical, emotional and social needs of diabetic children. It merits your support. Tickets for the musicale will be available at the door; be our guest for the wine-tasting to start at 7:00 P.M. Tickets may be obtained from, and donations of $2.somay be made to the following: • Eleanor Taylor, Department of Pediatrics, 696 Moffitt U.C. Medical Center • Helen Stucky, Secretary, Diabetic Youth Foundation 1429...
MEET YOUR FELLOW STUDENT ARTICULATE DENTAL CELEBRITY [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 26 October 1960
MEET YOUR FELLOW STUDENT ARTICULATE DENTAL CELEBRITY Here is Synapse's introduction of Wayne~ Arthur Takeman, a junior dental student here at the Medical Center, who was interviewed as he was seen coming out of the student store with his articulator in hand. When asked what the instrument was that he was carrying, Wayne answered, "Oh, it's an articulator for setting dentures. You know, it reproduces the temporal mandibular movements." Oh yes, of course. Wayne is a familiar figure on campus in his dental smock and southern looking tan. The tan only looks better in contrast to his blue eyes and light brown crew-cut. He stands five feet, ten inches high. O.K. with the vital statistics girls. Wayne has many exciting adventures to relate about his many summer travels to the islands, and last summer to New York, Washington, D.C. and Florida. What luck this fellow has! His job, which he maintains here in the city with Leed's Shoes, offered him a job with a store in New York. Of course, Way...
SKETCHES BY TROUVERE [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 26 October 1960
SKETCHES BY TROUVERE Impressions of o contemporary Wandering Minstrel As I see it, one of the biggest things wrong with the dental profession is that a lot of the people in it don't look upon themselves as being in medicine or medical science. I understand that the dental students take all sorts of scientific courses—anatomy, pathology, microbiology and the like—but that some look upon them as required courses "stuck-in-the-curriculum-to-plague-me-whi ch-have-no-bearing-on-fi xing- teeth!" Now what the dentist actually does is a mystery to me. I go there and he taps and probes about my mouth while I clutch the chair hoping all is well. Usually it's not, so he drills and scrapes and fills my mouth with a variety of instruments and materials and then sends me on my way for six months of happy chewing. I'm not sure what actually goes on, but I know that my tooth-ache was stopped, the sore on my cheek was gone, and my mouth was clean. This is as important to me as when a sore throat is ...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 26 October 1960
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SPORTS AN RECREATION [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 26 October 1960
SPORTS AN RECREATION COMPETITIVE TOURNAMENTS Ladder tournament competition in fields of table tennis, pocket billiards and squash will be open to the students and faculty members of the Union. The events will start Wednesday, November 2, 1960, and will continue through January 20, 1961. Deadline date for entries is Monday, October 31, 1960. Entry blanks may be picked up at the Central Desk or the Athletic Control Desk of the Union. Awards for first and second place winners for the three events will be given. A registration fee of 50« will be charged to offset some of the costs of the awards. All events will be held at the Millberry Union with the table tennis and pocket billiard competition to be held in the Main Lounge Games Area and the squash games at the squash courts in the athletic wing. Chess Anyone? A new chess program will be installed for all chess enthusiasts, meeting every Thursdzy evening throughout the fall semester starting October 20, 1960. The program will include i...