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May 17, 1947


JAMA. 1947;134(3):255-290. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02880200037010

FORTY-FIFTH ANNUAL PRESENTATION OF LICENSURE STATISTICS BY THE COUNCIL ON MEDICAL EDUCATION AND HOSPITALS OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION  Victor Johnson, M.D., Secretary, and Anne TipnerStatistical compilations regarding medical licensure are presented annually in the State Board Number of The Journal. In the following pages will be found the report for the year 1946, which constitutes the forty-fifth annual presentation. Data are included pertaining to (a) medical examining and licensing boards of the United States, the District of Columbia, the territories and possessions of the United States, (b) boards of examiners in the basic sciences, (c) the National Board of Medical Examiners and (d) examining boards in the medical specialties.The computations presented are based on official records received throughout the year- from the medical examining and licensing agencies of all states, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands; the nineteen boards of examiners in the basic sciences; the fifteen approved examining boards in the medical specialties; the National Board of Medical Examiners, and the homeopathic medical licensing boards of Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland and

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