State Medical Election.—
Dr. Robert A. Peers, Colfax, was chosen president-elect of the California Medical Association at its annual meeting, May 2, and Dr. Clarence G. Toland, Los Angeles, was installed as president. Dr. Emma W. Pope, San Francisco, was reelected secretary. The next annual meeting of the association will be held at Yosemite.
The University of California, cooperating with the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, began a practical training course for health officers, May 14, to continue twelve weeks. Participants in the course have access to well organized urban and rural health departments, where practical field observation and training are available and biometric and bacteriologic laboratory facilities are at hand.
The Hollywood Academy of Medicine was addressed by Dr. Sterling Bunnell, San Francisco, May 17, on "Reconstruction of the Hands."—Papers were presented before the Los Angeles Surgical Society, May 11, among others, by Drs. Charles