(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest; such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)
—Dr. H. George Crease, Bakersfield, fell into an open cellar way, April 24, sustaining severe injuries to his head and chest.—Dr. Joseph R. Cornell, Sterling City, has been appointed district surgeon of the Southern Pacific system with headquarters at San Francisco.
Adopts Quarter System.
—Leland Stanford Junior University School of Medicine has adopted the quarter system, to begin Oct. 1, 1917. By the adoption of this system the school has a continuous session, any three quarters constituting a college year. The quarter system has been in effect at the Rush Medical College, Chicago, since 1899.
Psychopathic Hospital Advocated.
—Dr. Elmer E. Southard, Boston, addressed a number of the local profession at the St. Francis Hospital, San Francisco,