Opportunities in the Uniformed Services

Federal and Military Occupational and Environmental Medicine (FMOEM)

ACOEM provides support and resources for federal employees and military service members.

Participate in the FMOEM Section

The Federal and Military Section shares information and discusses areas of mutual concern and interest among members who serve in, or are partnered with
  • The military
  • Public health service 
  • Federal government 

The section serves as an expert resource to ACOEM on topics in federal and military OEM. Members put a spotlight on military issues that may impact the practice of OEM. They may also request advice or action from the ACOEM Board of Directors.

All ACOEM members are welcome to join and make professional contributions to the section.

External Resources

Federal and Occupational Health
Federal Occupational Health (FOH) is a non-appropriated agency within the Program Support Center (PSC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). FOH works in partnership with federal organizations nationally and internationally to design and deliver comprehensive occupational health solutions exclusively to federal employees.
U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC)
NMCPHC is the Navy and Marine Corps' center for public health services. NMCPHC provides leadership and expertise to ensure mission readiness through disease prevention and health promotion in support of the National Military Strategy.
Army Public Health Center: Occupational Health Sciences
The ‚ÄčArmy division of Occupational Health Sciences fosters the prevention of workplace exposure related injury, disease, and death by providing a wide range of occupational health and injury prevention services in support of Soldiers and the civilian workforce, Commanders, policy makers, and the Army Medical Department leadership. This is accomplished though the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of exposure to chemical, physical, and biological stressors.
Army Public Health Command Army Public Health Medical Disciplines U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID)
The Department of Defense's (DoD) lead laboratory for medical biological defense research. While its core mission is to protect the warfighter from biological threats, it also investigates disease outbreaks and threats to public health. Research conducted at USAMRIID leads to medical solutions—therapeutics, vaccines, diagnostics, and information—that benefit both military personnel and civilians.