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There has been a well defined movement in American medicine towards the establishment of more definite criteria for the title of specialist. The ophthalmologists, the pediatricians, the neurologists and psychiatrists have either established special examining boards for certifying specialists in their respective fields or are in process of setting up machinery for so doing. The leadership in this movement has been taken by the American Medical Association, and its participation in the certifying process has recently been defined as follows:
By the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association, Chicago
THE CERTIFICATION OF INTERNISTS AND THE PROPOSED EXAMINATIONS FOR FELLOWSHIP IN THE COLLEGE. Ann Intern Med. ;8:1162–1165. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-9-1162
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;8(9):1162-1165.
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