General internal medicine and general internists: Recognizing a national need

G. E. Thomson, R. J. Glassock, H. R. Kimball, A. H. Rubenstein, L. L. Blank, J. R. Ball, P. F. Griner, R. M. Gunnar, E. Hildreth, W. C. Maddrey, H. B. Shapiro, J. F. Boyle, M. C. Maloney, A. R. Nelson, E. S. Ogrod, R. D. Ruppert, M. A. Leasure, J. C. Bennett, R. M. Glickman

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The Federated Council for Internal Medicine (FCIM) comprises the American Board of Internal Medicine, American College of Physicians, American Society of Internal Medicine, Association of Professors of Medicine, Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine, and the Society of General Internal Medicine. The Council was established in 1975 to speak with a collective voice for the specialty of internal medicine. In 1992, the Council developed the following statement in conjunction with its endorsement of a target of 50% of internal medicine residency graduates entering the practice of general internal medicine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)778-779
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of internal medicine
Issue number9
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992


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Thomson, G. E., Glassock, R. J., Kimball, H. R., Rubenstein, A. H., Blank, L. L., Ball, J. R., Griner, P. F., Gunnar, R. M., Hildreth, E., Maddrey, W. C., Shapiro, H. B., Boyle, J. F., Maloney, M. C., Nelson, A. R., Ogrod, E. S., Ruppert, R. D., Leasure, M. A., Bennett, J. C., & Glickman, R. M. (1992). General internal medicine and general internists: Recognizing a national need. Annals of internal medicine, 117(9), 778-779.