Consultants Visit Medical Installations.—
Three national consultants to the surgeon general recently visited Air Force medical installations in Europe and in the Pacific. They rendered advice on problem cases in their specialties and conducted lectures and teaching sessions at medical installations. Dr. Clair M. Kos, professor of otolaryngology, State University of Iowa, visited installations in Japan, Korea, Okinawa, Taiwan, Hawaii, and the Philippine Islands. Dr. Carlos G. deGutierrezMahoney, neurosurgeon at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York City, and Dr. Frank E. Stinchfield, director, orthopedic service, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York City, visited installations in Germany, France, Tripoli, Morocco, and England.
New Hospital in Indiana.—
A U. S. Air Force Hospital at Bunker Hill Air Force Base, Peru, Ind., was completed on Jan. 30. This 50-bed hospital on a 100-bed chassis is a single story, air-conditioned structure of concrete, stone, and steel, with private and semiprivate rooms, four-bed and