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Appointments.—Dr. Francis S. Smyth, professor of pediatrics at the Medical School of the University of California, has been appointed dean of that institution.Dr. Amos Christie, associate professor of pediatrics at the Medical School of the University of California, has been appointed assistant director of medical and health service of the American Red Cross, with offices in Washington.Dr. Alexander Ashley Weech, of New York, has been made B. K. Rachford professor of pediatrics, University of Cincinnati Medical College; chief of staff and medical director, Children's Hospital; director, Children's Hospital Research Foundation; director of pediatrics and contagious diseases, Cincinnati General Hospital. These appointments become effective July 1.Dr. Allan M. Butler has been made chief of the children's medical service of the Massachusetts General Hospital and associate professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.Prize Award.—Dr. Juan P. Garrahan was awarded the 1941 prize of the Academia Nacional
News and Comment. Am J Dis Child. 1942;63(3):583. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1942.02010030153012