Registration is Open for the 2015 USPHS Symposium
Come and listen to plenary speakers like Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, Acting Assistant Secretary for Health Karen DeSalvo, Jim Curran of the Emory Rollins School of Public Health, Valerie Montgomery Rice of the Morehouse School of Medicine, Rear Admiral Boris Lushniak, Rear Admiral Scott Giberson, author Mike Stobbe, and others.
The 2015 Symposium will be the 50th annual conference for Public Health Service officers and local health professionals. The agenda has expanded from previous years and will include more scientific sessions, more opportunities for networking, and more chances to earn continuing education credits vital to your health profession.
Register today at http://symposium.phscof.org/
Authors Release New PHS Officer's Guide
During the 2014 USPHS Scientific and Training Symposium, authors CAPT Jim Knoben (Ret.) and CAPT Alice Knoben released their new and improved PHS Officer's Guide, a must-have for every officer in the PHS Commissioned Corps. RADM Boris Lushniak wrote, "The Public Health Service Officer's Guide is an excellent reference... (that) provides an opportunity for officers to enhance their knowledge base."
Chapters in the book include: Uniformed Service Essentials, Leadership Principles, Courtesy & Protocol, Ceremony Protocol, Special Duty Positions, Communications, Meetings, Table Protocol, and much more. The appendices include planning for various ceremonies, Dining-Out, formal receptions, and distinguished visitors.
Click here for the order form. Discounts for COA members.
The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are fully tax-deductible as charitable donations for income tax purposes. Donations are recognized at the annual Public Health Symposium and in the newsletter Frontline.