Northwestern University Medical School plans to erect a children's hospital and clinic on McKinlock Campus, Chicago, as soon as funds are available. The estimated cost of the hospital will be about $1,500,000, with a capacity of 100 beds. The hospital will be under the jurisdiction of Dr. Isaac A. Abt, professor of pediatrics at Northwestern.The Harvard University School of Medicine recently announced the appointment of Charles Fremont McKhann as assistant professor of pediatrics.
The distinguished Brazilian professor of pediatrics, Olinto De Oliveria, has recently been made a member of the Society of Pediatrics of Paris.
Sixth Congress of French-Speaking Pediatricians.—The congress will be held at Strasbourg during the first six days of October, 1930, under the presidency of Dr. P. Rohmer. Problems for discussion at this conference will include: (1) the hilus of the lung in normal and diseased children; (2) fulminating and atypical