Registration is Open for the 2015 USPHS Symposium
The 50th annual conference for Public Health Service officers and local health professionals will be held on May 18-21, 2015, at the Sheraton Atlanta. 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.
Join us to hear from leaders in public health. Plenary speakers will include Acting Surgeon General Rear Admiral Boris Lushniak, Dr. Jim Curran of the Emory Rollins School of Public Health, author Mike Stobbe, former Surgeons General, and many others.
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.