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May 15, 1943

MEDICINE AND THE WAR

JAMA. 1943;122(3):181-184. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840200037014

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Abstract

PROCUREMENT AND ASSIGNMENT SERVICE FOR PHYSICIANS, DENTISTS AND VETERINARIANS 

PROCURING PHYSICIANS, DENTISTS AND VETERINARIANS IN THE FIELD  The Director of the Field Operations Branch of the Officer Procurement Service, Army Service Forces, War Department, Washington, D. C., on May 1 issued the following memorandum, which supplements the basic instruction on this subject contained in FT-34, Feb. 27, 1943. See also FT-38, FT-40, FT-42, FT-45, FT-47 and FT-52.

Lag in the Surgeon General's Program  The War Department is concerned over the lag in obtaining the number of physicians and dentists required by the Surgeon General's program for 1943.As previously stated in FT-34, this program called for appointments at the following monthly rates: physicians 575, dentists 400, veterinarians 75.The Officer Procurement Service now has completed three months' processing operations under FT-34. The composite results of such operations (at April 22, 1943), contrasted with the three month requirement of the

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