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August 14, 1954


JAMA. 1954;155(16):1444. doi:10.1001/jama.1954.03690340066019

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Plan for Postgraduate Medical Study.  —The Faculty of Medicine of the National University of San Marcos has approved a plan to promote postgraduate medical study in all parts of Peru. This teaching program will include periodically sending professors to several cities to give special courses on medical subjects. These will be scheduled beforehand. Improved courses in several specialties will be organized annually in Lima. These will last a month and will be attended by physicians from all parts of the country. The first of these courses will be given in Arequipa from July 31 to Aug. 8 by 20 professors from the medical school in Lima headed by Dean Oswaldo Hercelles Garcia. Courses in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, pediatrics, neurological pathology, and infectious and tropical diseases will be given. The surgeons on the team will give surgical demonstrations at the hospital during the mornings and lectures in the afternoons. The main

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