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Volume 8, No. 2     March 30, 2012
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The 2012 USPHS Scientific and Training Symposium will be held June 19-21 at the University of Maryland, College Park, in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The theme for the conference is "Prevention Strategies for a Healthy Nation: Building on the Basics of Public Health." Visit www.phscofevents.org to register.

Highlights of this year’s conference will include:
  • Category Day featuring a full-day of profession-specific topics and activities for all 11 PHS categories;
  • More than 45 track presentations covering emerging trends, recent research results, case studies, best practices and more, on a wide range of key public health topics;
  • Significant continuing education credits for all professional categories and several disciplines;
  • An opportunity to take the Annual Physical Fitness Test (APFT);
  • Annual Anchor and Caduceus Dinner;
  • Keynote talks by thought leaders in public health and the Corps; and
  • An even more robust slate of 10 pre-conference Critical Needs Training Workshops providing continuing education credits. The sessions will cover readiness training, leadership, and professional training and certification needs for dentists, nurses, pharmacists, physicians, and therapists! Also back by popular demand is the PHS Career Planning - "Chief Professional Officer's Perspective" workshop.
Visit www.phscofevents.org for more information or to register. Early bird discounted rates are available through April 17.