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March 1934

News and Comment

Am J Dis Child. 1934;47(3):633-634. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1934.01960100159021

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GENERAL  American Board of Pediatrics.—On January 13, the American Board of Pediatrics, Inc., met in St. Louis and adopted by-laws and rules and regulations for certification. The following officers were elected: Borden S. Veeder, president; Henry F. Helmholz, vice-president, and C. Anderson Aldrich, 723 Elm Street, Winnetka, Ill., secretary and treasurer. The entire membership, which was announced in the December, 1933, issue of the American Journal of Diseases of Children, was present. The following classification of groups for purposes of certification was decided on:Group I. Physicians who have limited their practice to pediatrics for over ten years. Until September, 1936, suitable applicants may be certified on record, although examination is optional with the Board. After September, 1936, all candidates for this group will be required to take an examination.Group II. Physicians who have limited their practice to pediatrics for from six to ten years. Applicants must submit

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