A special number of the American Journal of Ophthalmology has been dedicated to Dr. Frederick C. Cordes, San Francisco, chairman, department of ophthalmology, University of California School of Medicine. This issue was dedicated to Dr. Cordes on the occasion of his 67th birthday and his retirement from the faculty. He has been department chairman since 1934 and a member of the U. C. Medical Center staff since earning his M.D. degree there in 1918. The issue contains tributes to Dr. Cordes' accomplishments in medical education and the study of eye diseases by several distinguished ophthalmologists and by associates in the university, including President Emeritus Robert Gordon Sproul.
Dr. James N. Waggoner, Chicago, regional medical director for United Air Lines, has joined the Garrett Corporation's Ai-Research Manufacturing Division of Los Angeles as medical director.—Dr. Howard R. Bierman resigned as director, Hospital for Blood Diseases and Medical Oncology,