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Description:This golden emblem represents the United States Public Health Service, USPHS, Commissioned Corps.

The mission of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps is to protect, promote, and advance the health and safety of our Nation. As America's uniformed service of public health professionals, the Commissioned Corps achieves its mission through:

- Rapid and effective response to public health needs

- Leadership and excellence in public health practices

- Advancement of public health science
The core values of the Commissioned Corps are:


Provides vision and purpose in public health through inspiration, dedication, and loyalty.


Demonstrates a commitment to public health through compassionate actions and stewardship of time, resources, and talents.


Exemplifies uncompromising ethical conduct and maintains the highest standards of responsibility and accountability.


Exhibits superior performance and continues improvement in knowledge and expertise.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ W. Jones
Creation Date:1979
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Links:United States Public Health Service, USPHS
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Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.