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September 28, 1940

MEDICAL CARE AND REFUGEE CHILDREN

JAMA. 1940;115(13):1102-1103. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810390042013

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Abstract

Already many children of British scholars have come to this country and are under the care of American teachers in institutions of higher education who have volunteered their assistance. In some instances physicians have wished to participate in this charitable activity, and a few have written to The Journal requesting information as to how they may secure the children of British physicians. For the present, all such activities are being conducted by the United States Committee for the Care of European Children, Inc., 215 Fourth Avenue, New York City. This agency will give any physician who is especially interested, and who will write to it, specific information.

A physician in an Ohio community was called to attend a small child who had been brought to this country from England for placement in an American home to escape the dangers of war. This physician found that the child was suffering from

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