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Postgraduate Continuation Courses for Physicians

JAMA. 1954;156(15):1429-1447. doi:10.1001/jama.1954.02950150051026.
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Including room and board, $250.00.
Arranged according to time and content.
In preparation for examination of American Board of Surgery.
List of courses prepared by Subcommittee on Postgraduate Instruction and list of anesthesiologists offering programs available on request.
Scott and White Memorial Hospitals; Scott, Sherwood and Brindley Foundation; Temple Division; and University of Texas Post-graduate School of Medicine.
Open only to selected regular officers of the Armed Forces and certain government agencies. Open also to selected physicians participating in the MEND program and representing the AMA's Council on National Defense.
$52.00 per quarter (resident), $117.00 per quarter (nonresident).
Formal basic science course in preparation for specialty board certification.
Jan. 21-22; Feb. 18-19; March 18-19; April 22-23; May 20-21; and June 17-18, part time.
Physicians, registered nurses, and anesthetists in Cleveland area (Lorain, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, and Ashtabula counties), $20.00; physicians, registered nurses and anesthetists outside Cleveland area, $40.00; and resident physicians and interns, no charge.
2 weeks, $75.00; 4 weeks, $125.00.
Registration fee, $5.00; tuition, $600.00 for 9 months.
First day of any month.
$230.00 for 6 months; $460.00 for 12 months.
Members, $40.00; nonmembers, $75.00.
Registration fee, $5.00; tuition fee, $25.00.
$30.00 each course or $50.00 for both.
Degree "Doctor of Science in Industrial Medicine" conferred by Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Cincinnati, on successful completion of course.
Fellowship stipend.
Members of American College of Physicians, $30.00; nonmembers, $60.00.
$125.00 per quarter; $12.00 per week for short periods.
1st month, $150.00; 2nd month, $75.00; 3rd month, $50.00; 3 following months, $25.00 each; 6 months, $350.00; and 1 year, $450.00.
Beverly, Brockton, Cambridge, Fall River, Fitchburg, Gardner, Gloucester, Greenfield, Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn, New Bedford, Newton, North Adams, Salem, Springfield, Worcester, Pondville, Westfield.
$12.50 for the course; $6.00 per day.
This course has been planned especially for the physicians who want to write for the medical journals. It also deals with the preparation of books and addresses. The instructor, an experienced medical writer and editor, offers two weekly personal conference hours in addition to the formal course. Training in all phases of writing, planning, and editing is given. While they are not required to submit manuscripts, students are urged to do so.
Cost of breakfast.
Registration, $10.00; tuition, $10.00 a day.
$5.00 for nonmembers; no fee for members of Chicago Medical Society.
Alton, Belleville, Bloomington, Champaign, 3 in Chicago, Danville, Effingham, Elmhurst, Geneva, Herrin, Hinsdale, Joilet, Moline, Peoria, and Rockford.
$1.50 per hour per registrant. These courses are recognized for credit by the Massachusetts Academy of General Practice.
Alpena, Battle Creek, Bay City, Cadillac, Flint, Jackson, Lansing, Mt. Clemens, Muskegon, Port Huron, Traverse City, Escanaba, Houghton, Iron Mountain, Ironwood, Marquette, Menominee, and Sault Ste. Marie.
$5.00 registration fee for nonmember physicians. Formal lecture program for Seventh Annual Assembly.
Roanoke-Chowan Hospital, Ahoskie, N. C.; Chowan Hospital, Edenton, N. C.; and Virginia Dare Hotel, Elizabeth City, N. C.
Courses approved for postgraduate education by American Academy of General Practice.
$10.00 for 1 seminar; $25.00 for members of American Academy of General Practice and candidates and members of Southwestern Ohio Society of General Physicians, season fee; residents, interns, medical students, and nurses, no fee.
$10.00 for nonmember physicians.
The program is outlined with approximately 20 credit hours of course work, and an acceptable thesis leads to the degree of Master of Medical Science. The program is specifically designed to accommodate the candidate for specialty board certification. Certain specialty boards have extended credit for one year in lieu of a hospital residency to candidates successfully completing this program.
Sherman, Atlanta, Marshall, Abilene, Lubbock, Amarillo, and Longview.
March 27 and June 5; April 3; June 12; March 31 and May 19; March 24 and June 16; March 2 and May 11; and April 10.
Formal teaching credit by Wisconsin Academy of General Practice.
Part of eight postgraduate seminars offered by the Connecticut Postgraduate Seminar in Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. 100. $100.00 a year.
Credit given by American Academy of General Practice.
Formal basic science course in preparation for residency training and ultimately specialty board certification.
Two courses: one in ophthalmology and one in otolaryngology.
One-half week, $40.00; one week, $75.00.
Fully accredited by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Registration fee, $5.00; tuition, $800.00 for 12 months.
Registration fee, $5.00; tuition, $200.00 for 3 months.
$20.00 for lay persons.
First day of any month.
Out of school 5 years or less, $5.00; over 5 years, $25.00.
2 weeks, $60.00; 4 weeks, $100.00.
Covered by staff dues for staff members; others, minimal fee.
Registration fee, $5.00; tuition, $200.00 (3 months) or $400.00 (6 months).
$30.00 each course or $50.00 for both.
$2.00 per lecture; $15.00 per series of 8 lectures.
First day of any month.
Advanced candidates in training only.
Certified analysts only.
Candidates in training only.
$1,200.00 per year; $300.00 per quarter.
Designed primarily for persons doing research or teaching in the field of public health and preventive medicine.
Only physicians or specialists having the Master of Public Health degree are eligible to enroll in the Doctor of Public Health course.
$75.00 first month; $50.00 each additional month.
3 months, $250.00; 6 months, $500.00; 12 months, $1,000.00. Designed for limited number of qualified physicians who wish to prepare for the American Board of Radiology or prepare for further training in radiology.
1 week, $60.00; 2 weeks, $110.00; 1 month, $200.00.
$25.00, practicing physicians; $10.00, residents.
$50.00 per week.
$250.00 for 6 months; $500.00 for 12 months.
First day of any month.
$460.00 for 6 months.
Training is offered to graduates of medical schools who have fulfilled the other prerequisites of the American Psychoanalytic Association and of the individual Institute. Some of these Institutes also give informatory extension courses for physicians and qualified members of ancillary professions who do not intend to qualify for the practice of psychoanalysis. Further information, including fees and details of the curriculum will be provided on request by application to any individual Institute listed above or to the American Psychoanalytic Association, Central Office, 36 W. 44th St., New York 36.
Designed for candidates taking the F. R. C. S. (C) American Board of Surgery.
This course consists of three months' correspondence section answering written questions, and a seven weeks' didactic portion starting approximately mid-August.

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The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
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