County Societies Merge.—
Contra Costa County Medical Society and the Alameda County Medical Association have joined to form the Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association to assure medical care for Contra Costa residents. The Contra Costa membership numbers about 150 physicians and the Alameda County membership more than 1,000. The combined organization will now be responsible for providing medical care for more than 1,000,000 residents of the two counties.
Emergency and Reconstructive Surgery.—
A series of lectures on Trauma Fractures and Reconstructive Surgery as related to accidents and civilian disasters will be presented by the School of Medicine and University Extension of the University of California, Los Angeles, December 7 through April 26. The course is open to graduates of medical schools approved by the American Medical Association, and the fee is $50. Lectures will be held at the Veterans Administration Center, West Los Angeles, from 7:30 to 9: 30 p.