Meeting on Arthritis and Rheumatic Disorders.—
At a meeting of the Northern California Chapter of the Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation in cooperation with the University of California School of Medicine and Medical Extension on May 16-17, in Classroom F, University of California Hospital, Third and Parnassus avenues, San Francisco, the guest lecturers will be Dr. Leon Sokoloff, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.; Dr. Charles A. Ragan Jr., associate professor of medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City; and Dr. Russell L. Cecil, director, Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation, New York. Informal panel discussions are planned, and question-and-answer periods also are planned. Information may be obtained from Dr. Seymour M. Farber, Head of Medical Extension, University of California Medical Center, San Francisco 22.
Appoint Medical Director of Heart Association.—
Dr. Eugene B. Ferris, formerly chairman department of medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, has