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June 9, 1962


JAMA. 1962;180(10):831-832. doi:10.1001/jama.1962.03050230033011

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The Council on Medical Education and Hospitals presents its annual compilation on medical licensure in this issue of The Journal. The report includes statistics concerning the medical examination and licensure of physicians in the United States and its possessions for the year 1962 as well as comparative figures for previous years. Also included is information pertaining to the current regulations for medical licensure. The officers of the examining and licensing agencies have been most cooperative in the submission of the current data and information essential in the compilation of a report of this nature; for this assistance the Council is deeply grateful.

The report further contains a review of the activities of the Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States and its plans for the future. A section is included pertaining to boards of examiners in the basic sciences and the National Board of Medical Examiners. The results