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August 17, 1957


JAMA. 1957;164(16):1766-1767. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980160038011

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The third annual list of postgraduate courses for physicians appears in this issue of The Journal ( page 1773) as compiled by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association. It deserves the attention of all physicians in the United States. The list should serve as a ready reference throughout the year beginning September 1,1957. Since 1938, lists of courses for the continuation education of physicians have been published in The Journal, at first quarterly, then semiannually, and annually beginning in 1955.

The present list, as was also the case last year, includes only the various kinds of primarily educational postgraduate programs that appear to be courses. Although physicians also continue their education by reading of the medical literature, by consultations with colleagues, by attendance at hospital conferences, and by attendance at medical society conventions, assemblies, and meetings, the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals believes that

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