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December 1954

News and Comment

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1954;94(6):1045-1046. doi:10.1001/archinte.1954.00250060179012

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Regular Corps Examination for Medical Officers.  —A competitive examination for appointment of Medical Officers to the Regular Corps of the United States Public Health Service will be held on Feb. 15, 16, and 17, 1955. Examinations will be held at a number of points throughout the United States, located as centrally as possible in relation to the homes of candidates. Applications must be received no later than Jan. 12, 1955.

Kind of Appointments Available.  —Numerous opportunities in the fields of clinical medicine, research, and public health are available for physicians in the Public Health Service throughout the United States and overseas.Clinical Medicine: Service hospitals and Service-affiliated hospitals offer an extraordinary variety of cases. Opportunities for training and teaching exist at all levels. Most hospitals are general hospitals. There are a few specialized hospitals for diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis, narcotic addiction, psychiatric disorders, and leprosy, including unique facilities

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