Hosting in Bordeaux the annual conference of this prestigious society, CORLAS (Collegium ORL Amicitiae Sacrum), is a huge privilege for the French group, the ENT School of Bordeaux launched by Professor Georges Portmann and so brilliantly pursued by Professor Michel Portmann…
Corlas has a new General Secretary
In the second part of the ceremony, Bert Huyzing, the author with Paul van den Broek of the remarkable Corlas Historical book, gave a brilliant overview of the foundation of our society and adorned several steps of its path with humorous anecdotes.
CORLAS (Collegium Oto-Rhino-Laryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum) was created in 1926, in Groningen (the Netherlands) at the initiative of Charles Emile Benjamins and Adriaan De Kleyn.
Determination and sense of humility both come to light in this picture of Benjamins, the first General Secretary of CORLAS (1926-1940), riding his motorised bicycle on the way to the University Hospital of Groningen in 1936.+ Read more about history