Here are the documents you need in order to apply for Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Officer-in-Charge (OIC) positions:
With superior performance in these positions, CMOs and OICs make O6. It is that simple. Plus, by applying for these positions you get to compete Navy-wide, not just at your command like many director-level positions like DMS, DSS, MEC Chair, etc.
In other words, if you are a senior O4, O5, or O6 who wants to assume leadership positions in Navy Medicine, this is your chance. Apply.
Over the next 1-2 weeks, I’m going to post the slides from the Specialty Leader Business Meeting that was held the day after the GME Selection Board finished. Here are the slides that talk about the new clinical communities and Chief Medical Officer role, which I strongly encourage any interested senior LCDRs or CDRs to apply for. I strongly believe that a successful CMO will make CAPT:
You can find the FY19 promotion board schedule here. Of note for Medical Corps officers:
Board #170 – Active O6 Staff – 6 Feb 2018
Board #265 – Active O5 Staff – 27 Mar 2018
Board #300 – Active O4 Staff – 15 May 2018
Board #404 – Medical Dept Career Milestone Screen – 25 Jul 2018
Board #405 – Medical Dept Command Screen – 25 Jul 2018
Here are the slides for a lecture on “Outside the Box Opportunities” that I gave at the 2017 Transition to Practice Symposium at NMCSD for all the graduating residents and fellows:
Topics covered include:
- Moving after your are selected for promotion
- How to PCS away from a command you want to leave before your rotation date
- Naval Hospital 29 Palms
- Naval Postgraduate School Distance Learning MBA program
- CMO and OIC positions
- Job announcements on this blog
Here is a video podcast:
Here is a document that lists all of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Officer-in-Charge (OIC) opportunities:
Here is the post with the application procedures:
Here is the BUMED note if you are interested in applying to be an OIC or CMO:
Here is the position description for the Navy Medicine East CMO. This is an O-6 position. Nominees should be prepared to be in the Tidewater region in April/May 2017 timeframe for turnover. Interested parties should submit their CV/BIO/LOI/OSR/PSR and last 3 fitreps to their Specialty Leader by 4 Jan 2017 for consideration.