Dr. William Burton Clark, of New Orleans, has been appointed head of the department of ophthalmology in the School of Medicine at Tulane University. Dr. Clark has been a member of the professorial staff of the department since 1933. He will assume his new duties September 1, succeeding Dr. W. R. Buffington, who has retired to devote his full time to private practice.Dr. Le Grand H. Hardy has been appointed assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology on the staff of the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University.
Canadian Ophthalmological Society.
—The annual meeting of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society will be held at the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario, on Oct. 18 and 19, 1940. The subject of the scientific session will be "New Intravenous Drugs in Ophthalmology," under which the following topics will be discussed : anesthetics ; pyretic drugs, including nonspecific protein and agents to produce shock