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June 1946

News and Comment

Arch NeurPsych. 1946;55(6):659-660. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1946.02300170107009

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OPPORTUNITY FOR TRAINING IN THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION  The opportunities today for training in psychiatry and its practice present a situation unique in medicine. Not only has the public become increasingly aware of the possibilities and limitations of psychiatry, but the medical profession as a whole realizes the nature of the intimate relations of its practice to psychiatry. This obviously would mean an increasing load of patients in any circumstances; in addition, there is now the great number of veterans needing care. This number is expected to increase.The Veterans Administration offers an opportunity to men of pioneer spirit, eager to practice their specialty in favorable circumstances. Teachers are needed in the hospitals and in medical schools, seasoned men who enjoy teaching and who are interested in research and the study of methods of communicating clinical wisdom to the less experienced. The patients are there. The medical schools are using members

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