Date: June 6-9
After a nationwide vote, LT Courtney Drevo's design was selected as the 2017 USPHS Symposium Challenge Coin.
Here is the final design:
Thanks to all four officers who submitted designs for the competition. Click next to their names to see the original design concept: Courtney Drevo (design), James Minor (design), Marion Collins (design), and Samantha Gustafson (design).
Presenters: Service Dress White, Service Dress Blue or Summer White
Attendees: Any combination of uniform (i.e. Khakis, Summer White, Service Dress White or Service /Dress Blue or modified Service Dress White/Service Dress Blue
Anchor & Caduceus Dinner: Preferred uniforms are the Dinner Dress White Jacket for 0-4 and above and Dinner Dress White (small medals, no name tag) for 0-3 and below. However, we do not want to discourage officers from attending this important event so they also may wear Service Dress Blue with bow tie and miniature medals or the best uniform they own. Other services should wear equivalent uniforms. The civilian dress equivalent is black tie.
The PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation is committed to reduce, reuse, and recycle waste and materials from our annual USPHS Scientific and Training Symposium. A healthier environment leads to healthier people, including you. The following are some ways we continue to reduce our carbon footprint. Please join these efforts when you attend the conference.