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JAMA. 1936;107(3):214-215. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770290042014.
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The Fourteenth Edition of the American Medical Directory has been completed and copies are now available for general distribution.

The directory, with nearly twenty-five hundred pages, is a vast storehouse of information. It contains not only the most complete list available of the physicians of the United States and its dependencies and of Canada, but much additional data which hospitals, libraries and various other institutions, as well as individuals, will find useful and readily available. The directory is the only nation-wide register of physicians in which the extensive data on medical education, licensure and society affiliations have been verified.

The 1936 edition contains 183,312 names, or 4,796 more than were in the previous edition issued in 1934. The names of 13,157 physicians have been added and 7,684 names have been removed because of death. More than 70,000 changes of address have been made, in addition to thousands of changes in


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