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January 17, 1948


JAMA. 1948;136(3):192-193. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890200046015

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TRAINING IN NEUROPSYCHIATRY  The Surgeon General has announced details of the policy relating to advanced professional training in neuropsychiatry, a part of the Army's graduate medical training program. This program will be offered in three Army general hospitals accredited for such training by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association.The announced policy requires five consecutive years of professional training, providing the prerequisites for admission to examination by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. The officer resident will be retained in this training program unless he is dropped by direction of the Surgeon General following recommendations of a Hospital Education Committee to the effect that the officer lacks professional aptitude.The five years of training will include three years of formal residency and two years of on the job training that meets standards of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for

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