The newly organized Alabama Academy of General Practice, a constituent chapter of the American Academy of General Practice, at the initial meeting of the group held in Montgomery elected the following officers: Drs. George S. Peters, Montgomery, president; J. Paul Jones, Camden, president elect, and Elmer J. Kocour, Montgomery, treasurer.
Dr. Robert J. Hansell, Greenwich, was recently elected chairman of a new joint committee of physicians and dentists sponsored by the Connecticut State Medical Society and the Connecticut State Dental Association. The committee will study medical and dental problems and recommend policies for maintaining high standards of patient care.
Silver Hill Foundation Clinic.—
The Silver Hill Foundation, New Canaan, entertained seventy-five members of the American College of Physicians on April 2 at a lecture clinic. Dr. William B. Terhune, medical director of the foundation, spoke on "Basic Principles of Brief, Practical Psychotherapy"; Dr. Franklin