Dr. Anthony J. J. Rourke, physician superintendent of Stanford University Hospital, San Francisco, has been designated executive director of the Hospital Council of Greater New York and will take up his new duties on July 1.—Dr. Arthur L. Bloomfield, San Francisco, professor of medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, delivered the George M. Kober Lecture in Washington, D. C., May 1, on "The Principle of Bacterial Infection in the Upper Air Passage."
Dr. Sweet Honored.—
Dr. Clifford D. Sweet of Oakland, for 30 years chief of staff of Children's Hospital of the East Bay, will be honored by the medical staff on May 21-23 with the inauguration of the Clifford Sweet Clinics and Lectureship and the unveiling of a new portrait. The ceremonies will precede a three day schedule of clinical conferences, culminating with a public lecture on May 23 by Dr. Irvin McQuarrie, head of the