University of Pennsylvania.
We learn from a contemporary that the Associate Professorship of Obstetrics in the Medical Department of this University, recently vacated by Dr. Howard A. Kelly who has accepted the appointment as Gynecologist to the Johns Hopkins Hospital, is not likely to be filled. It is understood that Dr. Barton C. Hirst, the present Associate Professor of Obstetrics, will also undertake the duties of Gynecologist.
A Testimonal Free Bed.
The friends of Dr. R. J. Levis, of Philadelphia, the well-known surgeon to the leading hospitals of that city, are desirous of recognizing his distinguished public services by perpetually endowing a testimonial free bed in the Polyclinic Hospital. A committee, during his absence in Europe, are endeavoring to raise $5,000 for this purpose, and think it is eminently appropriate that the testimonial should be donated to the Philadelphia Polyclinic since he was one of its founders, its first professor