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GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
A PROGRESS REPORT OF THE FIELD STUDY ON GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES BEING CONDUCTED BY THE COUNCIL ON MEDICAL EDUCATION AND HOSPITAL
In 1937 the New Mexico Medical Society Committee on Maternal and Child Health, which is composed of an obstetrician and a pediatrician and the secretary of the state society, advised the director of the Division of Maternal and Child Health of the New Mexico Department of Public Health regarding postgraduate instruction in obstetrics. At the request of the director, district health officers proposed postgraduate courses to members of various county medical societies throughout the state. In May 1938 physicians in two counties requested instruction, and an out of state obstetrician gave three lectures in each place. Twenty-two of the thirty-eight physicians in the two localities attended. No registration fees were charged, since federal funds were used. In September 1938
ORGANIZATION SECTION. JAMA. 1939;113(7):599–603. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800320051016
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