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August 15, 1977

Continuing Education Courses for Physicians: For the period from Sept 1, 1977 through Aug 31, 1978

JAMA. 1977;238(Suppl_7):655-836. doi:10.1001/jama.1977.03280080007001

THE 23rd annual listing of continuing education courses for physicians in the United States appears in the following pages. In it included 7,330 courses offered by 1,504 institutions and organizations for the period from Sept 1, 1977, to Aug 31, 1978.

Purpose of the List  The list of courses is published as a service to all physicians who are interested in maintaining their competence and skill through the medium of formal courses and other organized activities in continuing medical education. It is recognized that there are many ways in which physicians may remain abreast of advances in medicine, and participation in formal courses is only one of them.The number of physicians who appreciate the value of regular, formal study has been increasing steadily, however, and participation in the listed courses continues to grow. The list has also been useful to staff members of institutions and organizations offering the courses,