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February 3, 1945

Government Services

JAMA. 1945;127(5):289. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860050037017

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Appointments of Medical Officers in Public Health Service  A limited number of appointments of medical officers in the Regular Corps of the U. S. Public Health Service will be made in grades above senior assistant surgeon (captain). Applicants must be citizens of the United States, must have been graduated from a recognized medical school and must have had at least twelve years of professional experience since graduation from medical school. The examination will consist of an evaluation of information furnished on application forms and questionnaires supplied by the Surgeon General at the request of the applicant, a report of physical examination by Public Health Service medical officers and a written professional examination in practice of medicine, practice of surgery, public health, and a thesis on a subject selected by the applicant. Candidates will be rated competitively. Applications must be made before March 1. Written examination will be held on March

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