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September 22, 1956


JAMA. 1956;162(4):413. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970210153014

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The 30th Annual Report on Internships and Residencies published in this issue of The Journal presents a compilation of statistical data and information on graduate training programs for the past year and listings of hospitals approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals for the training of interns and residents for the year beginning July 1, 1957. The report is based on information furnished by each hospital approved for the training of interns and/or residents in specialties and includes an analysis of the statistical tables regarding these phases of medical education.

As has been the case for several years, there was a slight increase in the number of hospitals approved for intern training and in the number of intern positions available. As of September 1, 1955, 867 hospitals were approved for 11,616 internships. Eighty-three per cent of the available positions were filled. The distribution of internships by type remained

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