Public Health and Uniformed Services Committee
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Meetings will be held at 1200 ET on the 4th Wednesday of even numbered months.
The call-in information and meeting agenda are sent to all PHUS members.
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The mission of the Public Health and Uniformed Services Committee is to foster and enhance health and well-being of junior officers in United States Public Health Service (USPHS) and their communities. The Public Health and Uniformed Services (PHUS) Committee does this by providing information and outreach materials as well as engaging in activities that promote public health and enhance the visibility of USPHS through interaction with other uniformed services and in their community.
The PHUS Committee accomplishes its mission through two subcommittees. These two subcommittees are consisted of five workgroups.
Public Health Awareness (PHA) Subcommittee
This subcommittee increases awareness of various public health efforts and promotes overall wellness. The PHA subcommittee consists of the following workgroups:
Public Health Visibility (PHV) Workgroup
PHV Workgroup is divided into two teams: Public Health Champions Team, which produces a bi-annual newsletter, and Public Health Seminars Series Team, which coordinates informational webinars.
Organizes events to promote healthy lifestyles and physical movement for officers and community at large.
Public Health Priorities (PHP) Workgroup
Promotes public health and wellness that focuses specifically on initiatives identified annually by public health leaders, such as the Surgeon General Initiatives.
Uniformed Services and Support (USS) Subcommittee
This subcommittee provides opportunities for community service engagement and easily accessible information on travel, recreation, and fitness opportunities through resource documents. The US subcommittee consists of the following workgroups:
Uniformed Services Community Service Workgroup
Coordinates community service activities for USPHS officers and collaborates with other uniformed services to enhance visibility of the USPHS, while building leadership and collaborative relationships among junior officers.
Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Workgroup
Develops resource documents to facilitate work-life-balance, increased esprit-de-corps and quality of life for USPHS officers and their families and help officers navigate what programs and resources are available to them at military bases.
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