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August 1935

News and Comment

Am J Dis Child. 1935;50(2):477. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1935.01970080171016

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GENERAL  American Board of Pediatrics.—The annual meeting of the American Board of Pediatrics was held June 10, 1935, at Atlantic City. Dr. Alfred A. Walker was reappointed by the Section on Pediatrics of the American Medical Association to succeed himself as a member of the corporation. All the directors and officers were reelected.Following is the new classification of applicants for certification. The changes are based on the experience gained from examination and on the general requirements as adopted by the Advisory Board of Medical Specialties and the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association.Group I.—Physicians who have specialized in pediatrics for more than ten years.Attention is called to the ruling of the board that no applicant will be certified in this group without examination after September 1936. Until this date examination is optional with the board, and all applicants not strictly

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