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August 10, 1940

Government Services

JAMA. 1940;115(6):470. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810320050020

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The Government Needs Physicians  The U. S. Civil Service Commission announces open competitive examinations to fill medical officer positions in the U. S. Public Health Service and the Food and Drug Administration, Federal Security Agency; Veterans' Administration; Civil Aeronautics Authority, Department of Commerce, and the Indian Service, Department of the Interior. The examinations cover three grades with salaries ranging from $3,200 to $4,600, subject to a deduction of 3.5 per cent toward a retirement annuity. Applications must be filed with the civil service commission, Washington, D. C., and will be received until further notice. Applicants must have graduated with an M.D. degree from a recognized medical school and must have had professional experience in one of the following optional branches: aviation medicine; cancer research; cardiology; dermatology; eye, ear, nose and throat (singly or combined); general practice; industrial medicine; internal medicine and diagnosis; medical pharmacology; neuropsychiatry; pathology, bacteriology and roentgenology (singly

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