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February 27, 1943


JAMA. 1943;121(9):678-679. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840090048015

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The thirty-ninth Annual Congress on Medical Education and Licensure, sponsored by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association, was one of the most successful ever assembled. Indeed the results establish the necessity of the assembly in wartime. Elsewhere in this issue appears the contribution made to the congress by Pres. Edward C. Elliott, chief of the division of professional and technical employment and training in the War Manpower Commission; the statement of Brig. Gen. Joe N. Dalton, assistant chief of staff for personnel of the United States Army, describing plans for premedical and medical education as related to the United States Army; the contribution of Dr. Harold S. Diehl of the directing board of the Procurement and Assignment Service for Physicians, Dentists and Veterinarians concerning medical education as related to the procurement and assignment of physicians, and finally a report by Col. George F. Lull,

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