The following material constitutes the 57th Annual Report on Medical Education in the United States and Canada, as compiled by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association. It deals specifically with undergraduate medical education, certain facets of postgraduate medical education, and those areas of technical education and training cooperating with the Council. Detailed information regarding postgraduate medical education is presented each year in a separate issue of The Journal (Aug. 17, 1957). Graduate medical education covering internships, residencies, fellowships, and certain pertinent data regarding the specialty boards is also published in a special issue of The Journal ( Oct. 5, 1957).The data presented cover the academic year 1956-1957 and have been derived from official sources in all instances. The presentation of this information has been made possible through the cooperation of medical school and university officials, government agencies, and the officers of the technical
Turner EL, Wiggins WS, Shepherd GR, Hinman J, Tipner A. MEDICAL EDUCATION in the UNITED STATES and CANADA: FIFTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL REPORT ON MEDICAL EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA BY THE COUNCIL ON MEDICAL EDUCATION AND HOSPITALS OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. JAMA. 1957;165(11):1393–1457. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980290033008
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