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Nine decades for the Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine
  1. Donald R J Singer
  1. Professor D Singer, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick, University Hospital Campus, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry CV2 2DX; samantha.bingen{at}

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The Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine (FPM) was founded in the United Kingdom after World War I by the merger of the Fellowship of Medicine and the Postgraduate Medical Association. The FPM pioneered the development of postgraduate educational programmes in all branches of medicine,1 with William Osler, Regius professor of medicine in Oxford, as initial president and supported by its publication, the Postgraduate Medical Journal, which was …

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  • Professor Donald Singer is president of the Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine.

  • Competing interests: None declared.