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Discontinue Medical R. O. T. C. Units
With the graduation of the last remaining classes in June 1935, all medical department units of the reserve officers' training corps will be definitely discontinued, the war department has announced. According to the announcement, this will complicate the problem of procurement of medical department reserve officers, since these units have been the source of more than 50 per cent of the new appointments in this section of the officers' reserve corps. It is believed that the interest of medical and related personnel in the officers' reserve corps can be maintained by the establishment of proper contact with class A medical, dental and veterinary colleges. Effort should be made to interest young men who have just received their degrees, these applications to be solicited by specially designated contacting officers. Changes in army regulations have been approved which authorize the waiver of the requirement of
Government Services. JAMA. 1934;103(14):1077. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750400045021