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INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION—CROSS-FERTILIZATION OF IDEAS

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION—CROSS-FERTILIZATION OF IDEAS It would be impossible and perhaps superfluous to attempt to review in a brief statement all the efforts and methods applied internationally in relation to what some call "post-basic" medical education. Therefore, I shall limit my remarks to a few more general aspects of the subject. The desire to share with others the benefits of advanced knowledge was characteristic of all truly great civilizations. Indeed many famous centers of science in the East and the West alike, at the time of their flourishing, spread medical knowledge far beyond the boundaries of their countries. Because of its multiple roots, its goals and its applicability, medicine is with good reason looked upon as an international science and a part of a world-wide civilization. Outstanding medical achievements sometimes place one or another nation ahead of the others and make such a nation the example and the teacher. So far in history such a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION—CROSS-FERTILIZATION OF IDEAS

JAMA , Volume 170 (18) – Aug 29, 1959

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1959 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1959.03010180009004
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Abstract

It would be impossible and perhaps superfluous to attempt to review in a brief statement all the efforts and methods applied internationally in relation to what some call "post-basic" medical education. Therefore, I shall limit my remarks to a few more general aspects of the subject. The desire to share with others the benefits of advanced knowledge was characteristic of all truly great civilizations. Indeed many famous centers of science in the East and the West alike, at the time of their flourishing, spread medical knowledge far beyond the boundaries of their countries. Because of its multiple roots, its goals and its applicability, medicine is with good reason looked upon as an international science and a part of a world-wide civilization. Outstanding medical achievements sometimes place one or another nation ahead of the others and make such a nation the example and the teacher. So far in history such a

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 29, 1959

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