[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 34.204.183.113. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Other Articles
November 10, 1951

LISTINGS AT NEW YORK EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY

Author Affiliations

Superintendent, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York 21.

JAMA. 1951;147(11):1070. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.03670280072028

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

To the Editor:  —This is in reference to residency listings in The Journal of Sept. 29, 1951, page 426, ophthalmology, and page 432, otolaryngology. Under each of the two specialties the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary listing is "inpatients treated, 6,404," and "outpatient visits, 126,254." These figures, as shown in their published annual report for 1950, in each case include the combined totals of both services.There appears to be no doubt that this is an unintentional error, probably due to the fact that in listings for 1949, and perhaps previous years, the combined total of inpatients was centered on two columns, whereas the outpatient visits were shown separately for each department. Nevertheless, the current listing is misleading, because the two specialties are now listed separately in The Journal and a candidate for either might well accept the figures as applying to the heading under which they appear.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×