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February 7, 1948


Author Affiliations

Washington, D. C. Interim Director, Division of Biology and Medicine.

JAMA. 1948;136(6):418. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890230058022

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To the Editor:—  For some time the Atomic Energy Commission has been concerned with the shortage of trained personnel in the fields of medicine and biology as they apply to atomic energy. Because of the importance of a broad program for the study of these fields, the Atomic Energy Commission announces a fellowship training program, which includes a number of fellowships for doctors of medicine. These doctors of medicine will receive two years of intensive training in atomic energy as it applies to medicine.The program will be administered by the National Research Council, and further detailed announcements will be forthcoming in the near future with the hope that a group of fellows may begin training by Sept. 1, 1948. There will be an adequate stipend with consideration of the marital status of the fellows. Training will include formal instruction in such essential subjects as chemistry, biology, physics and mathematics,

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