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January 1951

News and Notes

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1951;45(1):122-124. doi:10.1001/archopht.1951.01700010125015

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American Board of Ophthalmology.  —Candidates for the certificate of the American Board of Ophthalmology are accepted for examination on the evidence of a written qualifying test. These tests are held annually, in January, in various parts of the United States. Applications are now being accepted for the 1952 written test. Applications for this test must be filed before July 1, 1951.Ninety-eight examinations have been held to date; the total number of certificates issued is 3,143; 273 applications were received during the fiscal year ending April 30, 1950. The results for 1950 follow.Fifty-two ophthalmologists have served on the Board since its organization in 1917.Communications may be addressed to Executive Office, Cape Cottage, Maine.

Exhibit on Ophthalmoscope to Honor Helmholtz at the Medical Museum of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.  —An exhibit honoring Hermann von Helmholtz, the inventor of the ophthalmoscope, will be displayed under the

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