World Conference for Crippled Children.—Edgar F. Allen, president of the International Society for Crippled Children, announces a world conference for crippled children at Geneva, Switzerland, from July 28 to August 2.Cuban Pediatric Society.—The Proceedings of the Cuban Pediatric Society has been received. The volume is well gotten up and does credit to its editors, Dr. Aballi and Dr. Hurtado.
Dr. Park Receives Honorary Degree.—Dr. William H. Park, well known expert on contagious diseases, has been granted this year the honorary degree of Doctor of Science by Yale University.Appointments and Promotions.—The following appointments, effective July 1, 1929, have been made at the University of California Medical School: W. A. Reilly and Minola Stallings, instructors in pediatrics. The following members of the faculty were promoted: C. F. Gelston and E. B. Shaw from instructors in pediatrics to assistant clinical professors of pediatrics.