Coausphs News

Instant Admirals, Editorial

5/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Dr. Richard Carmona, 17th U.S. Surgeon General, argues the Office of the Surgeon General and the USPHS Commissioned Corps "should be treated with the same dignity, respect, accountability, and civilian political oversight as all our uniformed services." Vice Admiral Carmona wrote an editorial in Military Medicine, published by AMSUS, regarding how decades of political interference into the affairs of the Office of the Surgeon General have been detrimental to the USPHS Commissioned Corps.

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