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May 30, 1959

MEDICAL LICENSURE STATISTICS FOR 1958: FIFTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL PRESENTATION OF LICENSURE STATISTICS BY THE COUNCIL ON MEDICAL EDUCATION AND HOSPITALS OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

JAMA. 1959;170(5):565-610. doi:10.1001/jama.1959.03010050059012
Abstract

INTRODUCTION  Statistical compilations regarding medical licensure are presented annually in the State Board Number of The Journal. Data are included pertaining to (a) medical examining and licensing boards of the United States, the District of Columbia, and the territories and possessions of the United States, (b) the boards of examiners in the basic sciences, and (c) the National Board of Medical Examiners. The report also contains a résumé of the reevaluation of the medical licensing examination sponsored by the Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States and a summary account of the activities of the Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates.The computations presented are based on official records received throughout the year from all medical examining and licensing agencies of all states, Alaska, the Canal Zone, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Alaska is recognized as a state in these compilations. The figures for Connecticut

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