Health services officers in the commissioned corps detailed to the Coast Guard represent many disciplines, including the biological, physical, environmental, and social sciences; medical technology; health care administration; and other public health specialties such as physician assistant. Being a medical officer in the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) commissioned corps detailed to the Coast Guard isn't just a job-it's a calling. As a USPHS physician-assistant detailed to the Coast Guard, you will be on the front lines of public health. The Coast Guard will give you a variety of multidisciplinary experiences and the satisfaction of making a real difference. As a part of a national team of committed health care professionals, you'll enjoy leadership opportunities, excellent benefits, and work/life balance, all while improving the health of the Coast Guard.
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