The Northwestern Division of the Alabama State Medical Association will meet in Parrish December 7. At this meeting plaques will be awarded by the Walker County Medical Society to Dr. Charles B. Jackson, Jasper, posthumously, for fifty-three years of distinguished service to the medical profession and to Dr. Hugh W. Stephenson, Oakman, commemorating sixty years of active practice. The speakers will include Drs. Glenn I. Jones, Washington, D. C., on "Railroad Medical Service"; James A. Meadows and Karl F. Kesmodel, Birmingham, "Diagnosis of Cancerous Lesions"; Thompson F. Wickliffe, Jasper, "Virus Diseases"; Sam P. Wainwright, Birmingham, "The Thymus Gland," and Gilbert B. Greene, Birmingham, "Surgical Management of Thyrotoxicosis."
Course for Practitioners.—
The University of California Medical School, San Francisco, will offer a course for general practitioners at the University of California Hospital, San Francisco, Jan. 3-6, 1940. The course has been designed to meet the needs of