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September 25, 1954


JAMA. 1954;156(4):430. doi:10.1001/jama.1954.02950040136010

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Acceptable by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Until July 1, 1956

The Council on Medical Education and Hospitals has limited its approval of programs for graduate training to those offered in connection with general or special hospitals. The following information is published, however, at the request of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology to indicate the availability of a special type of training that is acceptable to the board and carries full credit toward certification by that board. The board has announced, however, that after July 1, 1956, credit for training in child psychiatry will be granted when such training is integrated with and contributory to an approved residency program. Independent approval of child guidance centers by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology will be terminated as of that date.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCEPTANCE  In order to facilitate the arrangements for training in child psychiatry (which constitutes

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