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March 1957

News and Comment

AMA Arch NeurPsych. 1957;77(3):280-281. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1957.02330330066010

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Clinical Investigator Program.—  The needs of the Veterans Administration Medical Program and the potential of its research and education activities in contributing to the health of the nation are such that it is planned to train selected physicians and dentists whose primary responsibility will be medical research. The candidates for this appointment must be interested in problems of particular importance in the care of veteran patients in fields basic to neurology and psychiatry, cardiovascular disease, cancer, degenerative diseases, and problems involving the aging process. Maximum freedom of choice of subject will be allowed within these broad fields.Any physician or dentist is eligible who has completed at least the formal residency training period required prior to American Specialty Board certification and, because of special interest and aptitude, wishes to do full-time research for a period of possibly up to three years.The Clinical Investigator will spend at least three-fourths