The new era of postgraduate certified general practice training in Japan

  title={The new era of postgraduate certified general practice training in Japan},
  author={Akiteru Takamura},
  journal={Education for Primary Care},
  pages={409 - 412}
Abstract This paper describes the background to, and the recent evolution of general practice as a recognised medical specialism in Japan (2015), and the evolution of a system of training to support this development. We, the general practitioners (GPs) in Japan have not been recognised as one body of medical specialists and have been training in our own way. A new certified training system will commence in 2018, authorised by a new third organisation, the Japanese Medical Specialty Board. An… 
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