2019 MHS Female Physician Leadership Award Call for Nominations

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Nominations for the 2019 Military Health System (MHS) Female Physician Leadership Award are open. Awards will be given to one Navy junior leader (O-3/O-4) and one Navy senior leader (O-5/O-6).

A complete package consists of a nomination form (detailed instructions here), summary CV, and command endorsement. The committee requests that packages be submitted in one consolidated PDF format with the following standardized naming:

“Last Name First Initial_Service_Jr or Sr_FPL_19”

Examples: DoeJ_Navy_Jr_FPL_19 or DoeJ_Navy_Sr_FPL_19

The submission deadline is COB 31 July 2019. Packages (and questions) should be sent to CDR Melissa Austin in the Medical Corps Chief’s Office (contact info in the global).

MOAA – Don’t Dismantle Military Medicine

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I’m a lifetime member of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) because they look out for our hard earned benefits on Capital Hill and their communication keeps me informed about what’s going on with military and veterans benefits. At this point, I’d find it hard to believe that readers don’t know what is going on with proposed cuts to military medicine, but just in case this PDF from them summarizes things fairly well. You might want to check it out if the issue is new to you:

MOAA – Don’t Dismantle Military Medicine

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