The annual internship and residency report of the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals previously published in August of each year is now for the first time presented in a special Internship and Residency Number of The Journal. This change has been made so that information on educational services may be available at an earlier date to those seeking internship and residency appointments for 1949.
The report lists 807 hospitals approved for intern training which offer at present a total of 9,118 internships. An innovation in connection with this list is the identification of hospitals that are affiliated with medical schools for undergraduate clinical clerkships. This information should be of considerable interest to prospective interns.
Once again a significant increase in the number of residencies approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals has been recorded. The present number of residencies in 1,102 approved hospitals is 15,172 as compared