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December 1, 1956


JAMA. 1956;162(14):1319. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970310047014

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At the Congress on Medical Education and Licensure scheduled to be held at the Palmer House, Chicago, February 10-12, 1957, the Council on Medical Education is planning its program to deal with current problems of widespread interest in medical education.

The program on Sunday morning, February 10, will be devoted to a conference on Graduate Medical Education for General Practice—1957, which will be co-sponsored by the Advisory Board for Medical Specialties and the Council. This conference will be introduced by two background statements, one presenting the role of undergraduate medical education today and the other presenting the concept of general practice regarding adequate graduate medical education in preparation for general practice—1957. These two background papers will be followed by a series of short, clean-cut presentations of what should constitute graduate medical education for general practice today as seen from the point of view of (a) internal medicine, (b) pediatrics, (c)

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