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January 1981

Quality Control in Pediatrics

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago and Wyler Children's Hospital, Chicago.

Am J Dis Child. 1981;135(1):62-65. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1981.02130250050015

• The origin, growth, and development of the American Board of Pediatrics throughout 45 years is traced. The principles that have guided and the problems overcome in the establishment of an acceptable mechanism for primary certification are discussed. Relevance to the process of developing a mechanism for recertification is suggested.

(Am J Dis Child 135:62-65, 1981)