The semiannual listing of postgraduate continuation courses for physicians, covering the period Jan. 1 to July 15, 1953, appears elsewhere in this issue. These data, prepared as a regular service by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals, list 792 courses varying in length from a few days to several months. Some are concentrated full-time courses and others are part time. There are opportunities for the physician in general practice as well as for the specialist. In addition, a series of courses for military personnel at medical installations are included. Opportunities for this form of study during the period cited may be obtained in 32 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The subjects embrace 46 major areas in the field of clinical medicine and the basic sciences.
Medical schools, state medical societies, hospitals, state and city boards of health, graduate schools of medicine, special medical societies, and state