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May 1, 1948

APPROVED INTERNSHIPS

JAMA. 1948;137(1):29-41. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890350031009

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Abstract

Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association 535 North Dearborn Street, Chicago 10 Revised to May 1, 1948

HOSPITALS, 807 INTERNSHIPS, 9,118

The following general hospitals, investigated and approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals, are considered in position to furnish acceptable intern training in accordance with standards adopted by the American Medical Association. Three types of internships are approved by the Council—rotating, mixed and straight:

  1. A rotating internship is defined as one which provides supervised experience in internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and their related subspecialties, together with experience in laboratory and radiologic diagnosis.

  2. A mixed internship is defined as one which provides supervised experience in two or more, but not in all, of the clinical divisions named.

  3. A straight internship is defined as one which provides supervised experience in a single

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