Data pertaining to the major activities of the Council are presented annually in the Educational Number of The Journal. In the following pages will be found the usual report on preliminary and undergraduate medical education with a description of the approved medical schools and revised lists of hospitals approved for the training of interns and approved for residencies and fellowships in the specialties. A summary of the activities of the various agencies interested in continuation courses for practicing physicians is here given, as well as the Principles Regarding Graduate Medical Schools ratified by the House of Delegates of the American Medical Association at its recent New York session. Finally there are included the official requirements of each of the fifteen approved examining boards in medical specialties.
This issue of The Journal constitutes a valuable source of information for students, interns, residents and practicing physicians as well as those interested in
MEDICAL EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA: FORTIETH ANNUAL PRESENTATION OF EDUCATIONAL DATA BY THE COUNCIL ON MEDICAL EDUCATION AND HOSPITALS. JAMA. 1940;115(9):685–701. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.1940.02810350029009
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