PROGRAM FOR DEFERRED RESIDENTS OF MEDICAL CORPS
Following is the modification of the program for deferred residents of the Medical Corps, published recently in War Department Circular No. 296, which will be effective until March 28, 1847 unless sooner rescinded or superseded:
General and Eligibility.
Medical Corps officers on active duty as explained below are eligible for release from active duty to accept residencies or fellowships in civilian hospitals. Upon their release, they must be replaced by a Medical Corps officer now on inactive duty and serving as a resident or fellow in the hospital to which the officer being released will report for postgraduate training.
Criteria for eligibility:
Must have been on active duty prior to Jan. 1, 1943.
(2) Must be under 40 years of age.
(3) Must not be eligible