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A Physicians' Savings Bank
The annual report of the Savings Bank of Czechoslovakian Physicians has just been published. The savings bank was founded in 1906 and it has had a steady and continuous growth. The bank tries to concentrate in its hands the financial resources of Czechoslovakian physicians, veterinarians and pharmacists. It will soon have 3,000 members. The administrative center is in Prague, but there are branches in two provincial capitals, Brno and Bratislava, and one in Košice. The bank collects the savings of physicians, veterinarians and pharmacists and places them out as loans to members of the same professions who need them for investments in new offices, homes or sanatoriums. Only through the help of this institution could the central Home for Czechoslovakian Physicians have been erected in Prague. Another important function of the bank lies in the fact that it takes over the liabilities of those who do
PRAGUE. JAMA. 1933;100(21):1707-1709. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740210055024