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JAMA. 1936;107(15):1226-1227. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770410048015.
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THE PRESIDENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY  Using the occasion of the dedication of the Jersey City Medical Center, President Franklin D. Roosevelt extended appreciation to the medical profession for its services in the depression. He said:Let me with great sincerity give the praise which is due to the doctors of the nation for all that they have done during the depression, often at great sacrifice, in maintaining the standards of care for the sick and in devoting themselves without reservation to the high ideals of their profession.This statement had been prefaced by a recognition of the fact that the Public Works Administration had increased the capacity of American hospitals by some 50,000 beds. Moreover, the President mentioned the desire of the medical and nursing professions to do more to help families of small income in time of sickness. Particularly interesting to physicians, however, were the words of assurance in


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