ANNUAL CONGRESS ON MEDICAL EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
Setting a new attendance record, the 51st Annual Congress on Medical Education and Licensure, held Feb. 5-8 at the Palmer House in Chicago, attracted a total registration of 684 medical educators, practicing physicians, and representatives of state licensing boards, specialty boards, and medical societies. The four-day session was sponsored by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association, the Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States, and the Advisory Board for Medical Specialties. Major topics of discussion were a program for evaluating the graduates of foreign medical schools, a uniform state medical practice act, the role of television in postgraduate medical education, legal medicine in undergraduate medical education, and the future of the internship.
The Federation of State Medical Boards at its final business session approved in principle a program submitted by the Cooperating Committee