USPHS JOAG - Welcome!

USPHS Junior Officer Advisory Group - Welcome!



 

Everyone is Welcome!

Welcome to the official website of the Junior Officer Advisory Group (JOAG); a website dedicated to the Junior Officers of the United States Public Health Service.

Any junior officer at the rank of LCDR/O4 and below who participates in the JOAG meetings and serves on one of JOAG's committees or workgroups is considered an active participant of the JOAG. There is no formal process for becoming a general member.  If you are interested in leadership opportunities in JOAG please look here.

Subscribe to the JOAG Listserv

In addition to participating in our meetings and committees we also want to encourage you to join our Listserv, as this is the primary way we communicate with our fellow junior officers. To view the JOAG Listserv welcome letter click here [PDF - 54KB]

Click here to subscribe/unsubscribe to the JOAG Listserv

News


Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:54:34 EST

JOAG Journal - Volume 27 - Summer Edition

Dear Junior Officers,

The Communications and Publications Committee is pleased to present “The JOAG Journal” for Summer 2014.  We hope you enjoy the new format.  Your feedback is welcomed as always. If you have a suggestion to improve the Journal please Email us at joagcpcsubmissions@fda.hhs.gov.   

 

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:15:12 EST

JOAG Journeyman Series: PHS Deployments for the Unaccompanied Children Response

Fellow JOs:

 

Please join us Friday, 15 August 2014 at 1300 EST for a special JSS! We are honored to have, LCDR Elizabeth Lybarger, from OASH/DCCPR, to speak about PHS Deployments for the Unaccompanied Children Response at the U.S./Mexican Border.  Slides for the presentation will be sent for your viewing.

 

Please send any questions you have for LCDR Lybarger to JSS Co-Chair LCDR Cara Halldin (challdin@cdc.gov).

 

                Call in: 1-213-342-3000

 

                Note: this is a toll line and long distance charges apply

 

                Participant Access Code: 6904646

 

Notes about the conference line:

 

                * Because of the number of people calling in, it may take more than one attempt to connect to the conference line. (You may hear a message that "All circuits are busy.") Please keep trying to connect, and consider dialing in several minutes before the call begins.

                * Once connected, you may be instructed to announce yourself to the call. Please do not do so, as it interrupts the call. Thanks!

                * Please put your phone on mute when not speaking. If your phone does not have a mute button, press *6 (star 6).

 

About the Journeyman Series: The Journeyman Series is a speaker series developed by the JOAG Professional Development Committee to bring relevant information to Junior Officers about Corps-related issues. For more information on Journeyman Speaker Series, visit the JOAG Website: http://www.usphs.gov/corpslinks/JOAG/meetings_journeyman.aspx  

 

NEXT OPPORTUNITY: September JSS: 12 September 2014 at 1300 - 1400 EST Speakers: CDRs David Lau, Malaysia Gresham, LTs Cody Thornton, Angelica Chica Topic: USPHS and AMSUS (The Association of Military Surgeons of the United States)

 

Please forward any questions to LCDR Cara Halldin (challdin@cdc.gov).

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:44:40 EST

With Pride and Distinction Vol. 10

The JOAG Communications and Publications, Uniform Subcommittee is pleased to present the tenth volume of the uniform announcement entitled, “With Pride and Distinction”. 

 

The uniform announcement was created to compliment the JOAG Journal “Uniform Corner” article.  It is our hope that these resources will educate and assist junior officers on the appropriate wear of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps uniform. 

 

Officers will be able to view these resources on the JOAG website, Junior Officer Resources section, under “With Pride and Distinction”  http://www.usphs.gov/corpslinks/JOAG/resources_withpride.aspx .

 

Do you have a uniform question or an issue you’d like addressed?  Email the Uniform Subcommittee to have your questions answered in an upcoming edition.  Emails can be sent to LT Chitra Mahadevan at Chitra.mahadevan@fda.hhs.gov or LT Katie Burbage at Katie.burbage@tananachiefs.org

Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:38:12 EST

JOAG Journeyman Series: The Commissioned Corps Women's Issues Advisory Board

Fellow JOs:

 

Please join us 11 July 2014 at 1300 EST! We are honored to have, RADM Sarah Linde, Chief Public Health Officer for HRSA and Chair of the Commissioned Officers Women's Issues Advisory Board, to speak about The Commissioned Corps Women's Issues Advisory Board (CCWIAB) and how the CCWIAB relates to and impacts junior officers.  Slides for the presentation will be sent for your viewing.

 

Please send any questions you have for RADM Linde to LT Cara Halldin (challdin@cdc.gov).

 

Call in: 1-213-342-3000

 

Note: this is a toll line and long distance charges apply

 

Participant Access Code: 6904646

 

Notes about the conference line:

 

* Because of the number of people calling in, it may take more than one attempt to connect to the conference line. (You may hear a message that "All circuits are busy.") Please keep trying to connect, and consider dialing in several minutes before the call begins.

 

* Once connected, you may be instructed to announce yourself to the call. Please do not do so, as it interrupts the call. Thanks!

 

* Please put your phone on mute when not speaking. If your phone does not have a mute button, press *6 (star 6).

 

About the Journeyman Series: The Journeyman Series is a speaker series developed by the JOAG Professional Development Committee to bring relevant information to Junior Officers about Corps-related issues. For more information on Journeyman Speaker Series, visit the JOAG Website: http://www.usphs.gov/corpslinks/JOAG/meetings_journeyman.aspx <http://www.usphs.gov/corpslinks/JOAG/meetings_journeyman.aspx

 

Please forward any questions to LT Cara Halldin (challdin@cdc.gov).

Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:01:09 EST

June 2014 Get Fit Stay Fit

Check out the new Get Fit-Stay Fit article "Stand Up for Your Health!" from the Public Health and Community Service committee.



Page Last Modified on 5/16/2014

This page may require you to download plug-ins to view all content. Persons with disabilities having problems accessing any PDF or document on this page may call 1-888-225-3302 toll free for assistance.