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May 19, 1945

Foreign Letters

JAMA. 1945;128(3):220-221. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860200060022

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LONDON  (From Our Regular Correspondent)April 14, 1945.

Postgraduate Training of Medical Officers on Release from the Forces  The government recognizes that many medical officers who joined the armed forces during the war were unable to complete the postgraduate training usually received before entering into civilian practice and that others have had their normal professional experience interrupted or curtailed in certain respects over a period of years. The government thinks that every opportunity should be given to medical officers when released from the forces to continue their training or to bring down to date their professional knowledge in those branches of medicine required in civilian practice. Accordingly, after consultation between the Ministry of Health, the universities and other interested bodies, arrangements are being made by which officers on release will avail themselves of further training or refresher facilities.The following are the classes of officers concerned: 1. Those who joined

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