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                    1886- Cubit feet ? 7 boxes This collection comprises six scrapbooks (plus one box of miscellaneous items) of letters, newsclippings, and photographs documenting major milestones in the career of Lexinngton, Kentucky surgeon Fred W. Rankin, M.D. archival material English unknown This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed.  Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically.  Physical rights are retained by the owning repository.  Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.  For information about permissions to reproduce or publish, contact the Special Collections Research Center. Fred W. Rankin, M.D. Scrapbooks Correspondence –– Rankin, Fred W. (Fred Wharton),
                1886- American Medical Association Military Medicine –– History –– United
                States American Surgical Association American College of Surgeons News clipping. Source unknown. "Doctors Ask U.S. Assignment                                 Aid: Would Establish Authority to Better Service." By Josephine                                 Robertson text News clipping. Source unknown. "Doctors Ask U.S. Assignment                                 Aid: Would Establish Authority to Better Service." By Josephine                                 Robertson 2012 https://exploreuk.uky.edu/dips/xt7xks6j2258/data/rankin4kdl_2/rankin4kdl_2_11b/i2-11b/i2-11b.pdf [June 1941] 1941 [June 1941] section false xt7xks6j2258_73 xt7xks6j2258    . ’ °°`. <   “ 
iW0uId.. Establish _ Authority;
  to Better Service ·  
¤ Today s Events  
jSECTlONAL scientific meetings-it
at Public 'Hall and Hotel Cleveland, l
  9 mm.   Vi e `_, Ani;
  _§¥i.JOSEPHINE itoismztrsox V
  The `house of delegates of the
jAmerican Medical Association.
  passed a resolution yesterday ~urg—@
  ing that the United States arrange;
  immediately for the establishmentig
  of a central assignment authority 
4 with representatives of the civilian;
it medical profession. I if
  The purpose of such an authority;
  would be to prevent, or at least?
VT lessen, confusion and by proper as-;
ji signment of physicians enable both;
  civil and military populations to bef
H served medically as completelylasi
  possible. (
  'The.resolution said the authorityé
Jl should be known as the procure-~
  ment and assignment agency for;
jj physicians for the Army, Navy,~
  Public Health .Service,_ Selectivej
T], Service and civilian and industriall
_` \ needs of the nation. Copies will be§
Cisent to the president, secretary of;
lthe navy, secretary of war andi
 other officials. . .
  Meet New Presidenbelect
  V The new president-elect, Dr. Fred
  W. Rankin of Lexington, Ky.,
Q  picked by the house delegates yes-
  terday, became known last night to
{Q, many association members as he
  stood in line at a reception and
iQ »[_'   ball for the new president, Frank
  Lahey of Boston, and shook
  hands with. nearly 2,000. _
  This large social affair of the
__~; association's 92d annual convention
  occupied the entire mezzanine of
  Hotel Cleveland.
  Dr. Rankin, a man of stocky
@{55 build, forceful manner and dis-
  tinct military bearing, is surgeon
 at_St. Joseph’s and Good Samaritan
  Hospitals in Lexington; During the
jh; war he was a major in the medical
  corps. While ‘in France he was
  attached to the First Army Corps.
  4th and _26th divisions, and was
  commanding officer of Base Hospi-
{,1 tal No. 26. He is now a colonel ir
  the medical corps reserve.
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