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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Resources Administration, Bureau of Health Manpower, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Hyattsville, MD], Washington .
Written in English

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  • Minorities in medicine -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Women in medicine -- United States -- Statistics

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Statement[prepared by Wilbertine P. Philpot, Stuart Bernstein]
SeriesHealth manpower references, DHEW publication ; no. (HRA) 79-22, DHEW publication -- no. (HRA) 79-22, Health manpower references
ContributionsPhilpot, Wilbertine P, Bernstein, Stuart
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 122 p. ;
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22777651M

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