Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Minority Officers Liaison Council


The MOLC serves in a resource and advisory capacity to assist in the development, coordination, and evaluation of activities related to ethnic minority officers it represents in the PHS with specific objectives:

  1. Identifying and facilitating resolution of issues of concern as they relate to the MOLC ethnic minority officers.
  2. Assessing PHS personnel needs and assisting in meeting these needs through activities in recruitment, training, utilization and recognition of ethnic minority officers.
  3. Developing position papers, statistical reports and/or guidelines where appropriate, in order to advise and comment on matters relating to the personnel issues of ethnic minority officers.
  4. Promoting the development and utilization of MOLC by the PHS and other Governmental programs.
  5. Promote all aspects of MOLC throughout the Agencies and Programs of the PHS.
  6. Providing liaison among ethnic minority officers within and among PHS components, and providing advice and consultation to the Agency Heads and operating programs upon request.

The MOLC is comprised of the four Core Minority Advisory Groups (CMAGs). To learn more about each CMAG, visit one of the links below.


We appreciate the time you have taken to learn about our various committees and encourage you to explore this website to learn more about the MOLC's accomplishments, activities, history, mission, and vision.

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2012 Summit on the Science of Eliminating Health Disparities

The 2012 Summit on the Science of Eliminating Health Disparities, Building a Health Society, Integrating Science, Policy and Practice will be held on October 31 to November 2, 2012 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at the Natioanl Harbor in Maryland.  The event is free and the registration deadline is Friday, October 19, 2012.

Thu, 18 Oct 2012 00:00:00 EST

New USPHS Demographic Report Available

The USPHS Demographics Report has been updated by the MOLC during 2011. Please click the link above to see the new report and the comparison between 2011 and 2006.

Wed, 23 Nov 2011 00:00:00 EST

The MOLC Website has been updated

The MOLC has been updated with several new features.

Sun, 21 Nov 2010 00:00:00 EST

The MOLC Listserv now available

Join the MOLC Listserv. A page has been added to the website to assist in adding your email to our listserv. It will send the email needed to join the listserv.

Sun, 21 Nov 2010 00:00:00 EST

The 2010 Minority Health Symposium is now available

The 2010 MOLC Symposium agenda, speaker bios, and presentations (when available) are now on the MOLC website. A small number of pictures taken during the event are also available.

Wed, 19 Jan 2011 00:00:00 EST

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