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A YEAR'S RECORD OF MEDICAL EDUCATION

JAMA. 1963;186(7):719. doi:10.1001/jama.1963.03710070121012.
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Industrial corporations and other organized endeavors dependent on public support hold a responsibility to report annually on the condition of the corporate enterprise. In this issue of The Journal (p 649) is the 63rd Annual Report on Medical Education in the United States, which is intended to serve as a public accounting of the national educational enterprise. Such an accounting invites a judgment of the achievements recorded.

The ultimate objective of medical education is to assure the public of the best possible medical care, and it is against this goal that the record should be judged. In this broad context there can be no doubt that the report provides quantitative measurements of advances toward the accepted goal.

A major concern of recent years has been the adequacy of the future supply of physicians for a growing population with increasing expectations for medical service. Increase in future supply is a well-documented

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