Rachford Memorial Lectures.—Dr. James S. Plant will deliver the Rachford Memorial Lectures in Cincinnati on October 17 and 18. His subjects will be "Inflection Points in the Field of Behavior" and "Negativism, Its Treatment and Its Implications." These lectures will constitute the ninth annual series conducted under the auspices of the Benjamin Knox Rachford Lectureship, which was established by the friends of Dr. Rachford to commemorate his many years of service in the field of pediatrics in Cincinnati.
Western Reserve University.—Dr. John A. Toomey has been promoted from associate professor of pediatrics in the Western Reserve University School of Medicine to professor of clinical pediatrics and contagious diseases.
Appointment Announced.—Dr. Frederick F. Tisdall, associate professor of pediatrics, University of Toronto, and director of the research laboratories of the department of pediatrics and the Hospital for Sick Children, has been appointed consultant