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New Air Force Program for Medical Students.—
The surgeon general announces a new Air Force training program that will provide a valuable educational subsidy of junior and senior medical students. A special announcement of the new program has been sent to the deans of all medical colleges and universities whose students are eligible to participate.Air Force medical representatives will contact students during the coming month to make available information and application kits to those interested. Closing date for applications is March 1, 1956, and the program commences with the school year 1956-1957. Junior and senior students are eligible for appointment as second lieutenants in the medical component of the Air Force Reserve, with concurrent active duty at their schools, and will receive the pay and allowances of second lieutenants. On graduation, these students are eligible for reappointment as first lieutenants in the Medical Corps. Tuition and other
GOVERNMENT SERVICES. JAMA. 1956;160(2):129. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02960370039013