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Regular Corps Appointments for Medical Officers in the U. S. Public Health Service
A competitive examination for appointment in the Regular Corps in grades of Assistant Surgeon (1st Lieutenant) and Senior Assistant Surgeon (Captain) will be held on the dates listed in the table.Regular Corps appointments are permanent in nature and provide unique opportunities to qualified doctors for a life career in one or more of a large number of fields including research, general hospitals, special hospitals, foreign duty and federal, state and local public health programs. Assignments are made with all possible consideration of the officer's demonstrated abilities and experience. There is ample opportunity for professional growth and development. Examinations will be oral and written. The oral examination will be held at 9 a. m. at the several places listed on the dates shown. The written examination will be held on October 8,' 9 and 10 at places convenient to the candidate and the service. Applicants for the grade of Assistant Surgeon must be citizens of the United States, must present diploma of graduation' from a
Government Services. JAMA. 1945;128(17):1241. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860340047016
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