SECRETARY OF DEFENSE
The University of Minnesota Medical School and its affiliated hospitals report that a number of residency vacancies have occurred as the result of the postponement of appointment dates of applicants who were tentatively selected for residencies to begin July 1, but whose appointments are being postponed so that the men may be available to help meet the urgent need of the armed forces for medical officers. The vacancies are distributed over most of the medical and the surgical specialties. Substitutes for these appointments will be selected from the applicants who have had active military service as medical officers.
MEETING OF MEDICAL CONSULTANTS
The Advisory Council, Society of U. S. Medical Consultants in World War II, met April 16 in the Pentagon, Washington, D. C. Dr. Henry M. Thomas Jr., of Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, opened the meeting. Col. Paul I. Robinson, Chief,