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May 1941

News and Comment

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1941;67(5):1093. doi:10.1001/archinte.1941.00200050201013

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Directory of Medical Specialists.  —A second edition of the Directory of Medical Specialists has been authorized by the Advisory Board for Medical Specialties, to be ready for distribution in February 1942, with its contents complete to January 1. This directory, the official publication of the Advisory Board, will list the names of approximately 18,000 diplomates of the fifteen American boards examining candidates for certification in the specialties. This number is an increase of 4,000 over those listed in the first edition, issued early in 1940. The geographic grouping will give completely revised biographic data about each diplomate; there will be an alphabetic index, with addresses and specialty designations, and a full outline of the plan of organization, the officers and the examination requirements of each American board.Information not found in the first edition will be included in the second, such as details of formal training and military appointments.All

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