(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest: such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)
—Dr. Charles F. Lewis, Birmingham, addressed the Walker County Medical Society, Jasper, at its July meeting, on venereal disease.—Dr. Horton R. Casparis, Nashville, lectured on pediatrics before the Madison County Medical Society, Huntsville, July 11.
Graduate Courses in Obstetrics.
—Dr. James R. McCord, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, will open a series of courses in obstetrics in Alabama, September 25. The courses will be held during the fall and winter months in various centers throughout the state not yet announced. The lectures are under the auspices of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama and are made available through the Bureau of Child Hygiene, Washington, D. C.