The City of Hope Medical Center, Duarte, has established a new section of cardiology and has appointed Dr. Max H. Weil as chief. Dr. Weil was formerly associated with the section of physiology at the Mayo Clinic. In his new position, Dr. Weil will direct the clinical cardiovascular program and the cardiorespiratory laboratory, which has been designed to emphasize the application of physiological techniques to the diagnosis and study of cardiovascular diseases.
Lectureship Honoring Attending Physicians.—
The Sacramento County Hospital has established a lectureship in honor of the physicians on the attending medical staff which took part in the recent effective treatment of a severely traumatized patient. The first speaker to give this annual lectureship was Dr. Paul Dudley White, who was introduced by the former president of the American Medical Association, Dr. Dwight H. Murray, of Napa. Costs for the sponsorship of the lecture will be