Medicine: New Hope

"There are many competent physicians in the United States who have come to our shores as refugees. Many of these could be made immediately available for service in areas where the shortage is acute, if they could be licensed to practice. We should consider the possibility of combining self-interest with hospitality and giving all these doctors who are qualified an opportunity to help meet the growing shortage of medical personnel."

Thus last week in the Journal of the

American Medical Association, Surgeon General Thomas Parran stated bald facts about one of the most ticklish...

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