The U.S. Public Health Service Scientific and Training Symposium is the premier event of its kind in the nation— offering an incomparable range of continuing education seminars, targeted training courses, and much more.
The 2018 Symposium will be the 53rd annual meeting of the nation's top Federal, Tribal, State and Local public health providers, administrators and emergency responders/planners. It is expected to draw hundreds of attendees from federal agencies such as the Indian Health Service, the Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness, Bureau of Prisons, the Department of Homeland Security, the National Disaster Medical System, the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Medical Reserve Corps, the National Institutes of Health and other components of the Departments of Health and Human Services, Defense, Justice, Transportation, etc. as well as numerous state and local agencies and public health universities.
The audience is expected to include...
the U.S. Surgeon General and top officials from the nation’s federal health and emergency response agencies as well as:
Commissioned Officers Foundation
The Commissioned Officers Foundation (COF) for the Advancement of Public Health, an affiliate of COA, supports the education and training of health professionals, conducts research and disseminates relevant information on a wide range of public health issues. Tax ID # 52-2258463
COA is a private, professional association, which represents more than 7,000 active duty, reserve and retired commissioned officers of the U.S. Public Health Service. COA’s membership includes pharmacists, physicians, dentists, nurses, therapists, social workers, researchers, engineers, environmental health officers and other health care professionals. COA’s members serve in direct care and leadership positions at a wide variety of federal agencies.