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Statistical compilations regarding licensure, medical and allied, are presented annually in the State Board Number of The Journal, In the following pages will be found the report for the year 1940, which constitutes the thirty-ninth annual presentation. Data are included as usual regarding (a) medical examining and licensing boards of the United States, the District of Columbia, the territories and the possessions of the United States, (b) boards of examiners in the basic sciences and (c) the National Board of Medical Examiners.
Official records which form the basis of these computations have been contributed throughout the year by the medical licensing boards of all states, the District of Columbia, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands; the homeopathic medical licensing boards of Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland; the sixteen boards of examiners in the basic sciences in operation last year (Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Iowa, Michigan,
MEDICAL LICENSURE STATISTICS FOR 1940. JAMA. 1941;116(18):2021-2055. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820180027009