Research Society Formed.—
The Medical Research Society of Southern California was recently formed to further high standards of medical research and education and to foster public interest in the need of research. Dr. Charles M. Carpenter, professor of infectious diseases, Medical School of the University of California, Los Angeles, has been elected chairman. Advisory council members are deans of Southern California medical schools: Dr. Walter E. Macpherson, College of Medical Evangelists; Dr. Burrell O. Raulston, University of Southern California School of Medicine; Dr. Stafford L. Warren, Medical School of the University of California, Los Angeles campus, and Dr. Lewis T. Bullock of the Los Angeles County Medical Society.
Faculty Appointments and Promotions.—
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, announces the following appointments and promotions. Dr. Thomas R. Forbes, assistant professor of anatomy, becomes assistant dean of the School of Medicine in charge of student affairs, succeeding Donald