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September 23, 1939

Government Services

JAMA. 1939;113(13):1236. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800380054020

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Physicians Wanted for CCC Camps  A recent decision by the director of the Civilian Conservation Corps and the War Department permits the employment of physicians who are not medical reserve officers. Previously medical service in the CCC has been furnished by medical reserve officers with the exception of a few physicians employed on a contract basis. Employment may now be offered under the rating of civilian employees or on a contract basis, the initial pay being $2,600 a year. No quarters for families are provided and the physician will be required to pay for his meals at camps. Temporary quarters for him will be provided at a nominal fee. Those selected will be required to pay their own travel expenses to the nearest district headquarters, where they will be put on temporary duty for instructional purposes before being sent to camps. If the services rendered are satisfactory, the employment is

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