Global Health Engagement

Virtual Indo-Pacific Military Health Exchange Conference – Must Sign Up By 0800 EST Tomorrow!

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The INDOPACIFIC MILITARY HEALTH EXCHANGE (7-10 MAR 2022, 0800-1600 India time), the premiere regional military medical conference in the INDOPACIFIC has opened many more seats since it is now virtual.  The kicker is you have to register by 0800 Sunday EST.  The link to the form is below.  I know you cannot likely attend many of the talks but this gives you access to them for 30 days and you can view them at your convenience. There is a certificate that you can file and attempt to get category 2 CME or your organization’s equivalent.

Here’s the link to register if you are interested:

Liaison Officer, Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) – O3-O5 with Global Health AQD

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Any MC officers interested need to send me their CV and military bio by COB 4 OCT 2021 if they want to apply for this position. Officers from other Corps should e-mail their respective Deputy Corps Chiefs or Career Planners:

WHAT: Liaison Officer, Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA)

WHERE: Falls Church, VA (BUMED) and Arlington, VA (DSCA)

WHO:  2XXX / O3-O5

WHEN:  NLT 1 March 2022

WHY:  Exciting opportunity for a motivated Medical Department Officer to serve as the Liaison Officer (LNO) and engage in security cooperation programs that advance U.S. national security and foreign policy interests, develop experience building the capacity to respond to shared challenges, and train in a unified approach to Global Health Engagement (GHE) planning and cooperation on matters of mutual interest to BUMED/Navy Medicine and DSCA.

**Mandatory Quals: 68M Global Health Specialist Additional Qualification Designator (AQD) and Global Health Specialist Program Professional Tier; completion of training incorporating the established GHE competencies.

Full PD here:

Throwback Thursday Classic Post – Global Health Specialist Program Information Package

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We have put out a lot of Global Health Engagement (GHE) opportunities. You can see all of them past and present at this link. Many officers are wondering how they can get the GHE additional qualification designator (AQD).

Here is a information package that explains the entire program, including how to get the AQD:

Global Health Specialist Program Information Package

On-Line Global Health Training

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Please see the message from the Global Health Engagement Office:

GHEO is committed to providing educational opportunities for our GHE community. While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to put in-person trainings on hold, there are an abundance of online trainings available. On Milsuite you will find a list GHE-related trainings that you may take online:

If you are aware of any additional trainings that are not included on this list, please send them to our office for inclusion.

CAPT Huddleston

Director, Global Health Engagement

BUMED Liaison to USAID

Office of Global Health Engagement (M52)

New Zealand Health Affairs Attache Position – CAPT/CAPT(s)

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Please see these documents for this position:

Please note that we are only considering applications from CAPT or CAPT(s) applicants. If you are a CAPT or CAPT(s) and wish to apply, you need to send me your CV, bio, and letter of intent by COB 30 OCT 2020 at < at >