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November 30, 1946

ORGANIZATION SECTION

JAMA. 1946;132(13):792. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870480038015

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RESOLUTION TO BE PRESENTED TO HOUSE OF DELEGATES  The following resolution has been submitted by Dr. A. S. Giordano, a member of the House of Delegates representing the Indiana State Medical Association:

Resolution on Intern and Resident Medical Training  Whereas, The primary objective of intern and resident medical training is medical education; andWhereas, The acceptability of internships and residencies in hospitals should be founded on the excellence of their teaching programs; andWhereas, The number of hospitals approved for intern and resident training exceeds the number of available interns and residents; andWhereas, Such disparity has forced hospitals to compete for applicants for training on monetary rather than on educational opportunities; therefore be itResolved, That a reasonable and uniform maximum figure for the remuneration of interns and residents be established, so that the monetary value of internships and residencies may not act as a deciding factor

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