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JAMA. 1936;107(9):723. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770350091020.
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Examinations for Medical Officers  The U. S. Civil Service Commission announces open competitive examinations for the positions of medical officer at $3,800 a year, associate medical officer at $3,200 and assistant medical officer at $2,600 a year, to fill vacancies in various branches of government service. To become eligible, applicants must qualify in one of the following branches of medicine and must state the branch or branches desired: cardiology; cancer diagnosis and treatment; eye, ear, nose and throat (singly or combined); urology; internal medicine and diagnosis; neuropsychiatry; pathology and bacteriology; roentgenology; surgery, general, chest and orthopedic; tuberculosis; venereal disease (clinical and public health aspects); industrial medicine and general practice. Applicants will not be required to report for examination at any place but will be rated on education and experience. Candidates for the position of medical officer must not have passed their forty-fifth birthday and, for the lower grades, their thirty-fifth


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