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June 8, 1946


JAMA. 1946;131(6):527-531. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870230033013

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NAVY PLANS MEDICAL CENTER FOR GUAM  The U. S. Navy has planned a large medical center for Guam to include a 300 bed memorial hospital for natives and medical schools for native practitioners and nurses, in addition to the naval hospital and a tropical medicine research unit. The Guam Medical Center will serve as the headquarters of a medical program designed to furnish medical care for all Pacific islands under navy jurisdiction. Until the new hospital is constructed, natives are receiving treatment at a 300 bed quonset hospital operated by the Navy. Fourteen outlying dispensaries serve all communities in Guam.

MEDICAL COLLEGE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COMMENDED  A Mark of Commendation by the Navy Department was recently presented to the Medical College of the State of South Carolina, Charleston, by Capt. Marvin G. Kennedy, commanding officer of the

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