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April 1963

Perspectives on the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Author Affiliations

Professor of Psychiatry, University of Illinois College of Medicine.

Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1963;8(4):405-417. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1963.01720100095010

In October of last year (1961) when your president, Dr. Robert Stubblefield, and I discussed topics on which I might speak to you today, he suggested as one which might interest you, the subject of The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. To this I assented, due to my interest over many years in the work of the Board (hereafter this term will be used to mean The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Incorporated) and my current active participation as one of its directors, provided the Board raised no objections to my doing so. The Board has not objected to what I told them I proposed to say to you here and has requested only that I send a copy of my talk to the Executive Secretary-Treasurer. What I have to say will represent, therefore, how I have seen and reacted to the Board and its work and

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