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August 5, 1968

STATE MEDICAL ASSOCIATIONS TO MEET ON CONTINUING EDUCATION

JAMA. 1968;205(6):459. doi:10.1001/jama.1968.03140320153016

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Abstract

With the rapid and expanding growth of continuing medical education, one of the most important sources of guidance in the field appears to be the state medical association. Some states have become extremely active in working toward their goals, whereas others are feeling their way. Later this year a national conference will be held, to include several representatives of each state medical association, on the subject of continuing medical education.

The Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association recently approved plans for such a meeting to help in the planning, organization, and direction of continuing education. Under the guidance of the Board's Committee on Continuing Medical Education it is anticipated that assistance in planning this conference will come also from the Council on Medical Education, from the Council's Advisory Committee on Continuing Medical Education, and possibly from other groups.

Objectives of the conference are several. It should provide assistance

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