Happy Doctor’s Day

March 30th has been set aside to honour America’s physican.It is the anniversary of the day in 1842 on which Dr. Crawford W. Long removed a tumor from the neck of a man while the patient was anesthetized by ether.

The American Medical Association promotes various activities to mark this day, including walk-a-thons and blood drives.

CONTACTS:

American Medical Association

515 N. State St.

Chicago, IL 60610

800-621-8335

http://www.ama-assn.org

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