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Where Are We and Where Do We Go?: In Continuing Education for Dermatologists

Where Are We and Where Do We Go?: In Continuing Education for Dermatologists Abstract YOUR CONFERENCE planners have given me a delightful role, ranging from that of cub reporter to Nostradamus. I am afraid the mantle of Nostradamus does not descend on my shoulders easily. It hangs about me more like a veil, but we will attempt both to see and to foresee. American dermatologists have an enviable record of accomplishment in continuing education. Beyond the whip of formal education and the carrot of board certification, they seek out professional knowledge in a multitude of ways. In part this may be due to a mature appreciation of the threat of obsolescence, but to a certain degree it must reflect the scholarly attitudes of those attracted to this advanced clinical discipline. In the sanctuary of the home library, so engagingly described by Dr. Williams, the modern dermatologist regularly reviews the Archives and the Journal, as well as a host of digests. Recently, he has http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

Where Are We and Where Do We Go?: In Continuing Education for Dermatologists

Archives of Dermatology , Volume 96 (2) – Aug 1, 1967

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1967 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1967.01610020050015
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Abstract

Abstract YOUR CONFERENCE planners have given me a delightful role, ranging from that of cub reporter to Nostradamus. I am afraid the mantle of Nostradamus does not descend on my shoulders easily. It hangs about me more like a veil, but we will attempt both to see and to foresee. American dermatologists have an enviable record of accomplishment in continuing education. Beyond the whip of formal education and the carrot of board certification, they seek out professional knowledge in a multitude of ways. In part this may be due to a mature appreciation of the threat of obsolescence, but to a certain degree it must reflect the scholarly attitudes of those attracted to this advanced clinical discipline. In the sanctuary of the home library, so engagingly described by Dr. Williams, the modern dermatologist regularly reviews the Archives and the Journal, as well as a host of digests. Recently, he has

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 1, 1967

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