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September 29, 1956

GOVERNMENT SERVICES

JAMA. 1956;162(5):510. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970220074016

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Abstract

NAVY 

Naval Summer Training for Medical Students.—  One hundred eighty-two ensigns (medical) are participating in summer cruises at 16 naval teaching hospitals and nine naval medical research activities. These trainees are students in medical schools during the regular school term and during the summer months are participating in the 60-day clinical clerkship and research clerkship training that is a part of the Navy's ensign ( medical ) program. In addition to receiving the full pay and allowances of their rank, these officers receive excellent on-the-job training commensurate with their professional attainments while serving at either a naval hospital or naval medical research activity. These programs begin July 1 of each year and end June 30 of the subsequent year.

Exhibit at Air Show.—  Representing the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Commander Carl E. Wilbur, M. C., presented an exhibit at the National Air Show in Oklahoma City, Sept. 1-3, 1956. This presentation

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