To the editor: Burg, Grosse, and Kay have reviewed in the January issue (1) the MKSAP-IV examination developed during 1975 and 1976. I did have the privilege and pleasure of participating in a review course on this material and of taking the recertification test in October 1977.
I believe that the authors have misinterpreted the purpose of the postgraduate courses and the mechanism of recertification. They point out that these courses should not be concerned with the 80 multiple-choice questions. Certainly anyone taking the recertification test should at least have available to them not only the opinion of the so-called