Long Beach (Calif.) Pediatric Society.–Since its organization in January 1949, the Long Beach Pediatric Society has included in the programs of its monthly meetings a journal club and addresses by authorities in fields of medicine related to pediatrics. Only physicians who have completed the hospital training required by the American Board of Pediatrics are eligible for election to associate membership in the society. The officers of the society are Dr. H. Milton Van Dyke, president, Dr. George C. Boucher, vice president, and Dr. William G. Zantiny, secretary-treasurer.
Mead Johnson Fellows.–During the academic year of 1948-1949, seven Mead Johnson fellows were appointed by the Society for Pediatric Research. They have now completed a year's postgraduate work. The seven fellows, their countries of origin and the institutions in which they have worked are as follows: Dr. Fabio do Amaral, Brazil, the Children's Orthopedic Hospital, Seattle; Dr.