Appointment of Dr. Charles J. Kaufman of New York as medical director of the National Jewish Hospital at Denver was announced by Dr. William S. Friedman, founder and president of the hospital, according to word received here yesterday by Justice Samuel D. Levy, chairman of the New York committee. Dr. Kaufman has already arrived in Denver to assume the post which has been vacant since the death of Dr. I. D. Bronfin last summer.
Dr. Kaufman, who is thirty-eight years old, has specialized for more than ten years in tuberculosis work in New York City. Born here, he is a graduate of the City College of New York and of the Cornell University Medical School. Following service in a number of large hospitals in the East, he became attending physician and a member of the executive committee of Seaview Hospital, New York, the largest tuberculosis institution in the country. He has also served in the pulmonary division of the New York Hospital clinic.