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The field of prophesy, as all physicians well know, is full of pitfalls, but one cannot contemplate the steady progress of a great movement in our profession without being led to speculate as to its effects upon existing medical customs and institutions. The trend toward certification of all specialists by examining boards under the aegis of the American Medical Association is steadily growing stronger as it gains the adhesion of more and more of the profession. It may well stimulate thought as to its necessary repercussions upon our present medical environment.
In a study of the graduates of the leading
THE CERTIFICATION OF SPECIALISTS IN ITS RELATION TO POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION. Ann Intern Med. 1935;8:1556–1558. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-8-11-1556_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;8(11):1556-1558.
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