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The Future of Subspecialty Training in Pediatrics

Michael S. Kappy, MD, PhD
Am J Dis Child. 1988;142(11):1209-1212. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1988.02150110087025.
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The conference entitled "The Future of Subspecialty Training in Pediatrics" was the second annual conference on issues in pediatric education held under the auspices of the Children's Health Center of St Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix. The conference was conducted from Oct 9 through 11, 1987, in Scottsdale, Ariz, and was cosponsored by the Flinn Foundation, Phoenix; Ross Laboratories, Columbus, Ohio; and Mead Johnson & Co, Evansville, Ind. The following were the main speakers: William Cleveland, MD, professor and chairman, Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami School of Medicine; Vincent Fulginiti, MD, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, and Editor, American Journal of Diseases of Children; Birt Harvey, MD, Chairman, District 9, Executive Board, American Academy of Pediatrics, Palo Alto, Calif; and Thomas K. Oliver, Jr, MD, Senior Vice President, American Board of Pediatrics, Chapel Hill, NC. Participants included pediatric department chairmen and fellowship program directors


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