From the February 1976 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Requirement for MD License

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Future physicians in the United States will be required to have knowledge of alcoholism if they wish to obtain their medical licenses. Through the efforts of the National Council on Alcoholism and the American Medical Society on Alcoholism, questions relating to alcoholism have been included in the examinations of the National Board of Medical Examiners, which are the basic examinations for medical licensure in this country.

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