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September 13, 1947

GOVERNMENT SERVICES

JAMA. 1947;135(2):102-103. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02890020032013

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Abstract

ARMY 

MEDICAL CORPS RESERVE OFFICERS' TRAINING CORPS (ROTC)  The Surgeon General has announced that Medical Corps ROTC units will be in operation at forty-three approved medical schools during the 1947-1948 academic year. This is more than double the number that were in operation during the 1946-1947 academic year. The Surgeon General plans to arrange with the remaining approved medical schools during the next year for the establishment of units in the fall of 1948. It is hoped that the goal of a unit in every approved medical school will be realized by the beginning of the 1948-1949 academic year.The program is a procurement objective for the Reserve and Regular Army components of the Medical Department. Several hundred graduates are required on a yearly basis to build up an effective organized reserve corps in the interest of the national security program.The program of instruction consists of two courses

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