Why OEM?

Resources for 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
The APHC enhances Army readiness by identifying and assessing current and emerging health threats, developing and communicating public health solutions, and assuring the quality and effectiveness of the Army's Public Health Enterprise. The practice of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at APHC is executed via three Programs: Occupational Medicine, Environmental Medicine, and Surety Medicine Programs. The Occupational Medicine Program is the premier Occupational Medicine and Occupational Health Nursing strategic level consultancy to the Total Army.

Its mission is to promote quality improvement of Occupational Health programs to sustain the health and readiness of soldiers and civilian workers through monitoring, advising, educating and developing policy. The Environmental Medicine Program enhances Army readiness by identifying, characterizing, and mitigating the clinical impacts of environmental exposures in garrison, field, and deployment settings. The Surety Medicine Program provides compliance assistance, specialized training, consultative services, and policy development support to clinical and oversight activities that support Surety programs and populations across the Army Enterprise.