The FY18 CO/XO slate can be found at this website (make sure you pick your e-mail certificate):
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 three documents you need if you are contemplating applying for CO or XO positions in FY18:
BUMED just released the information for those interested in XO/CO/OIC/Chief Medical Officer. Here are all the documents.
There is a new program for officers who want to pursue a Masters in Health Administration while on active duty. The program is described in this white paper, and the Navy point-of-contact for the program is CAPT Lynn T. Downs. I don’t usually put people’s contact info in public posts, so just check the global e-mail directory for her e-mail address if you have questions.
Of note, to apply for this program you must do so through the Graduate Medical Education Selection Board. You can read about my thoughts on advanced degrees here: