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Surgery and Hospitalization
Did Dr. Regina Benjamin the next Surgeon General of the United States pledge alpha kappa alpha?
Asked in US Army, US Navy, US Governors
What is Regina Benjamin military rank?
Regina Benjamin is not in the military, and, as far as I can tell, never was. As the Surgeon General of the United States, she falls under the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, which is a uniformed service of the United States, but is not a military service. However, the Commissioned Corps uses a rank structure taken from the Navy, and she holds the rank of Vice Admiral in the USPHSCC.
Asked in Salary and Pay Rates
How much a general surgeon earns per month in america?
Asked in United States of America
What are some of the duties of the Surgeon General of the United States?
What military rank does a surgeon general have?
The Surgeon General of the United States Army and the Surgeon General of the United States Air Force typically hold the rank of Lieutenant General (three stars), though it is possible for a Brigadier General (two starts) to hold the position. The Surgeon General of the United States Navy holds an equivalent rank - Vice Admiral, though it is possible for a Rear Admiral to hold the position. The Surgeon General of the United States is under the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps - one of the non-military uniformed services of the United States. Their rank structure is based on the rank structure used by Navy and Coast Guard officers, and they are typically appointed to the rank of Vice Admiral in the PHSCC.
Asked in Surgeons
Is a surgeon appointed by the president of the US?
Asked in Colleges and Universities, Surgeons
Did the American College of Surgeons become the United States Surgeon General?
No. The American College of Surgeons is an educational association of surgeons founded in 1912. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the College provides membership for doctors worldwide specializing in surgery who pass a set of rigorous qualifications. The Surgeon General of the United States is the operational head of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and thus the leading spokesperson on matters of public health in the federal government of the United States. The office of the Surgeon General was established in 1871 and the President appoints each Surgeon General to a 4 year term.
Asked in Health, Surgery and Hospitalization, Public Health and Safety, Doctors, Women in History, Surgeons
Who was the first woman to be appointed as Surgeon General of the United states?
First female us surgeon general in 1990?
Who was the surgeon general of the Confederate States of America?
Asked in Benjamin Franklin
Was the United States a colony when Benjamin Franklin was born?
What did Benjamin Franklin do to get on the hundred dollar bill?
How long does the surgeon general have to serve?
The Surgeon General serves a four-year term of office and is the highest ranking uniformed officer of the PHSCC, holding the grade of a three-star Vice Admiral while in office. However, the Surgeon General reports to the United States Assistant Secretary for Health, who himself may hold the rank of a four-star admiral within the Public Health Service Commisioned Corps. EAT THAT RONI!~
Why was Benjamin Franklin portrait chosen for one of the first US postage stamps?