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August 1957

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AMA Arch NeurPsych. 1957;78(2):163. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1957.02330380053005


Residency in Neurology.  —A three-year approved residency in Neurology has been inaugurated at the Bronx Municipal Hospital Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University. The residency program is supported by a training grant from the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness. The Division of Neurology of the Department of Medicine at present consists in three full-time physicians. Two separate wards of the general medical service have been assigned to Neurology. The two wards have a total of 60 beds. There are clinical research laboratories, in direct conjunction with the wards. In addition to the clinical training in neurology, an extensive fellowship program in the sciences related to the nervous system is offered to the residents in neurology on an interdisciplinary basis.

Sherrington Centenary.  —This is the centenary year of the birth of Sir Charles Scott Sherrington, O.M., a founder and main architect of the physiology

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