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Creditable Training for Foreign Medical Graduates
Statement Mailed March 27 to All Hospitals with Approved Internship and Residency ProgramsFOREIGN MEDICAL GRADUATES who have participated in special and temporary educational programs as approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association, and in a capacity other than as interns or residents, cannot be given credit for approved graduate training for the three months of January, February, and March of 1961. Those receiving either standard or temporary certification from the Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates after the April 4 American Medical Qualification Examination will be credited as having served in approved programs as interns or residents from April 1, 1961, even though notification of the results of the ECFMG examination will not be mailed until May 17, 1961.Duties assigned to foreign medical graduates during the 6-week period
Medical Education and Hospitals. JAMA. 1961;176(9):815. doi:10.1001/jama.1961.03040220063020