International Congress on Rheumatic Diseases.
—The Seventh International Congress on Rheumatic Diseases will be held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York, from May 30 to June 3, 1949. The congress is sponsored and supported by several organizations, including the American Rheumatism Association, the United States Public Health Service and the Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation.Dr. W. S. C. Copeman, who will speak on fibrositis, is the delegate from Great Britain; Dr. Fernando H. Ramos, the official delegate from Uruguay, will speak on "The Painful Shoulder"; Dr. A. R. Moreno, of Buenos Aires, represents Argentina officially and will present a paper on "Possible Relations between Rheumatic Disease and Allergy: Its Experimental Study in the Rabbit." Many other distinguished visitors will take part in the sessions, and many of them will go on to Atlantic City, N. J., for the Annual Session of the American Medical Association, at which there