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This is a report from the World Health Organization of a conference on pediatric education held in Stockholm in the summer of 1956, July 30 to August 4.
The topics discussed were inclusive of various phases of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate teaching as to content, methodology, time allotment, organization and correlation with other departments.
Information from certain countries indicates that child care accounts for at least one-third of total medical practice and, in some countries, the proportion is even greater. However, the time assigned to pediatrics in the medical curriculum is often insufficient to cover the subject matter and technical
Study Group on Pediatric Education.. Ann Intern Med. ;50:838. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-50-3-838
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;50(3):838.
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