Task Statement 21-6, Review of Medical Regulations and Policy to Identify Potential Barriers to Women in the U.S. Maritime Workforce
Submitted by Mayte Medina
Chief, Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing
The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing is hosting a teleconference of the National Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (NMEDMAC) subcommittee for Task Statement 21-6, Review of Medical Regulations and Policy to Identify Potential Barriers to Women in the U.S. Maritime Workforce, on November 28, 2022 from 10 am – 3 pm.
NMEDMAC acts in an advisory capacity to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating to medical certification determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, and merchant mariners’ documents; medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of operators of commercial vessels; medical examiner education; and medical research.
Anyone not part of the NMEDMAC email list who would like to attend this teleconference should contact the Alternate Designated Federal Officer, Dr. Adrienne Buggs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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