The medical schools of Washington are now in full operation for the winter, with fair classes. Clinics are given at the Providence Hospital, Children's Hospital, and Central Dispensary.
Prof. J. Ford Thompson has returned from Europe, where he spent considerable time in following the practice of the Germans, and has resumed charge of the Chair of Surgery in the National Medical College (Medical Department Columbian University), and gives regular clinics at the Children's Hospital.
Surgeon-General J. B. Hamilton, United States Marine Hospital Service, has been appointed to the Chair of Surgery in the Medical Department of the Georgetown University, and gives clinics at the Providence Hospital. Prof. Hamilton lectured on Surgery at the National Medical College during the winter of 1882-83, during the absence of Prof. J. Ford Thompson, and now takes the place of Dr. Beale, who has resigned.
Dr. Frank Baker, formerly Assistant Demonstrator and Prosector of Anatomy