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September 22, 1917

WOMEN PHYSICIANS AND THE WAR

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San Francisco.

JAMA. 1917;LXIX(12):1023. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.02590390073029

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Abstract

To the Editor:  —When The Journal A. M. A. and the California State Journal of Medicine had published calls to physicians to offer their services to the government by enlisting in the Medical Reserve Corps; when Dr. T. W. Huntington of San Francisco, a member of the Advisory Commission of the Council of National Defense, had in various places addressed mass meetings of physicians, strongly urging them to volunteer, and when a personal letter of the same tenor had been sent to each member from the secretary of county medical societies, several women members of the medical profession in California responded to these appeals, in some cases making use of the application blanks provided in The Journal, etc. Some papers went to the War Office at Washington, D. C., and some (at least one) to the specified local headquarters.These elicited the uniform reply, variously worded, that the War Department

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