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May 31, 1952


JAMA. 1952;149(5):445-483. doi:10.1001/jama.1952.02930220035013

This report is the 50th annual compilation of information and statistics pertaining to medical licensure in the United States and its territories and outlying possessions by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association.

The report presents statistics for the medical examining boards of all the states, the District of Columbia, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, and the Canal Zone. The figures for Arkansas, Connecticut, and Maryland also include data reported by the homopathic medical examining boards of those states.

As in previous years, there is included data pertaining to the National Board of Medical Examiners and the 21 boards of examiners in the basic sciences.

The compilations included in this study were obtained from official reports. The Council and The Journal

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