[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.167.149.128. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Citations 0
Medical News & Perspectives
March 3, 1999

Russian Physicians Helped to Upgrade Medical Skills

Author Affiliations
 

Not Available

Not Available

JAMA. 1999;281(9):783. doi:10.1001/jama.281.9.783-JMN0303-2-1

With a little help from their colleagues in the United States, Russian physicians are moving forward to improve their skills and professionalism.

The American Medical Association (AMA), working through a cooperative agreement signed in 1996 with the US Agency for International Development, has just finished helping Russia's two predominant medical associations implement a pilot specialty certification program and strengthen their organizational and advocacy capabilities. Both actions should assist Russian physicians as they practice in a health care system in shambles and treat a patient population whose health status falls monthly.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×