Lectures on Pediatrics.—
Dr. Horton R. Casparis, professor of pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn., gave a series of lectures on pediatrics at various places in California during September. He lectured in Oakland, September 4-5; San Diego, September 10, and he conducted a course of lectures and clinical discussions before the Southwestern Pediatrie Society in Los Angeles, September 11-12. Dr. Casparis also lectured in Phoenix, Ariz., September 2.
Dr. Bowman Named Director of Langley Porter Clinic.—
Dr. Karl M. Bowman, director of the division of psychiatry, Bellevue Hospital, and professor of psychiatry at New York University College of Medicine, New York, has been appointed to direct the new Langley Porter Clinic, a neuropsychiatrie unit of the state department of institutions, under the direction of the University of California Medical School, San Francisco. He will begin his new work at the clinic about November 1. The new $500,000 building is not expected to be completed by that time, but Dr. Bowman will begin the selection of personnel and arrange other organizational detail. The cornerstone for the new clinic was laid, April 5. The building is situated on the campus of the medical school and is named in honor of Dr. Langley Porter, dean emeritus and professor of medicine