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Special Report
February 1936

REPORT OF THE AMERICAN BOARD OF PEDIATRICS, INC.

Am J Dis Child. 1936;51(2):389-395. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1936.01970140153015

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Abstract

At their annual spring meetings in 1933 the three national pediatric societies voted to form the American Board of Pediatrics, to be composed of three members elected from each society. Sufficient time has elapsed for the board to make a comprehensive report to the membership of the three societies. Its work during this time may be roughly divided into two periods, a year of preparation and a year and a half of active work on certification.

Almost a year was required for purpose of incorporation, study of the work and methods of similar existing boards, the adoption and putting into effect of standards and requirements for certification and the preparation of application blanks and informative literature. The board was materially aided by the pioneer work and experience of the existing boards in other special fields of practice, to which it is deeply indebted for valuable help and advice.

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