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December 1930

NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR MENTAL HYGIENE ANNOUNCES FELLOWSHIPS FOR TRAINING IN EXTRAMURAL PSYCHIATRY

Arch NeurPsych. 1930;24(6):1247. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1930.02220180144013

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Abstract

The fellowships are designed to provide special training for physicians who have had previous hospital training in psychiatry but who wish to prepare themselves for extramural work in the fields of child guidance, delinquency, education, dependency and industry. The fellowships are open to physicians who are under 35 years of age and graduates of class A medical schools, and who have had at least one year of training in a hospital for mental disease maintaining satisfactory standards of clinical work and instruction. A longer period of hospital training is desirable. Applicants able to meet these requirements will not be required to take competitive written or oral examinations. Selections will be made on the basis of length and type of previous training in formal psychiatry, on general fitness for the work contemplated and, in most cases, on the results of a personal interview.

These fellowships cover a period of training approximately

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