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To the Editor:—
In a recent survey to obtain indication of the probable postwar needs in academic and industrial organizations of those whose special interest lies in the development and use of drugs, inquiry was made of one hundred and thirty-five pharmaceutical and drug houses, seventy-seven medical schools and eighty-one foundations. Apparently all organizations plan to reemploy those on leave for service with the armed forces or on leave for other special work, although a comparatively small number will no doubt choose voluntarily to go elsewhere.Many plans for expansion are being made and opportunities will be numerous for those qualified and willing to undertake teaching, research and administrative work. Expansion will be more extensive in industry than in academic centers, yet representatives of a number of schools anticipate enlargement of their institutions. Medical schools can provide full or part time teaching and research duties, fellowships, funds for which 'may
Smith A. SURVEY OF INTEREST IN PHARMACEUTICAL DEVELOPMENT. JAMA. 1945;128(5):383. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860220065026
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