The chair in the Graduate School of Medicine of the University of Chicago, originally endowed in 1916 by C. R. Crane and R. T. Crane, Jr., in memory of their father, Richard T. Crane, founder of Crane Company, has been assigned to the Department of Pediatrics, and Dr. Frederick W. Schlutz, professor and chairman of the Department of Pediatrics, has been appointed as the first Richard T. Crane professor of pediatrics.Dr. L. E. Leenhardt has been promoted to professor of the pediatric clinic of the faculty of the University of Montpellier.
North Carolina Pediatric Society.—A group of North Carolina pediatricians in Durham have organized the North Carolina Pediatric Society. The officers are: Dr. Yates W. Faison, Charlotte, president; Dr. Thomas M. Watson, Greenville, vice president, and Dr. Ewen K. McLean, Charlotte, secretary.
New Pediatric Unit in St. Louis.—A pediatric division with beds