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October 1968

SHARE YOUR MEDICAL JOURNALS WITH COLLEAGUES OVERSEAS, SPECIALTY JOURNALS ARE GREATLY NEEDED

Arch Ophthalmol. 1968;80(4):533. doi:10.1001/archopht.1968.00980050535031

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Abstract

To the Editor.  —Through the Doctor to Doctor Program of the American Medical Association, communication between US physicians and overseas colleagues is being achieved in many areas abroad, 22 countries in Asia, 21 in Africa, 12 in Latin America, and 8 elsewhere—a total of 63 countries in which physicians have been introduced through this program to US physicians and are receiving month by month the current medical journals they have requested. These journals are sent directly to the overseas colleague by the US physician—their own journals, which are forwarded as soon as they have been read.In this program the individual relationship is stressed, and the journals assigned are those particularly requested by the overseas physician according to special medical interests. This mutual professional interest, we hope, will lead to further personal correspondence between the two and to a sympathetic understanding of each other's problems and aspirations and eventually, we

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