THEODORE R. REIFF, M.D.
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To the editor: Since my last letter (77:475, 1972) on gerontology and geriatric medical programs in the medical schools of this country, progress has continued.
It is now a virtual certainty that Congress will pass a bill this year along the lines of the Rogers bill in the House and the Eagleton bill in the Senate. This will establish a National Institute for Aging Research.
The separate bill (S.2931) by Senator Frank Moss of Utah, a member of the Senate's Special Committee on Aging, to fund up to six medical schools in the country, each with up to $500 000/
REIFF TR. Geriatrics and the Congress. Ann Intern Med. ;77:816. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-77-5-816_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;77(5):816.
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