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March 11, 1944

A. M. A. Interns' Manual

JAMA. 1944;124(11):741. doi:10.1001/jama.1944.02850110065031

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This volume has been prepared with the needs of the intern as a foremost consideration. It has been designed, therefore, to provide such information as will be most helpful to medical graduates in their first period of hospital training. Thus it includes valuable data in relation to laboratory procedures, common emergencies, treatment of acute poisoning, drug therapy, dietary management, physical therapeusis, internship organization, medical licensure and other special subjects.

In the first chapter the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals describes the types of internships acceptable to the American Medical Association, the training and experience that should be obtained, the mutual obligations and relationships of hospitals and interns, the recording of educational services in the biographic files of the American Medical Association, medical licensure requirements and present standards for specialty training and certification. As further aid, particularly in relation to subsequent appointments, information has been included regarding federal, state and

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