a. Developing and coordinating broad health service support plans and policies
of the command.
b. Developing and coordinating the health service portions of corps plans to
support the commander's decisions, according to information provided by the senior
medical headquarters of the corps (medical brigade/group).
c. Providing current information on the Corps health service situation to
surgeons of the next higher, adjacent, and subordinate headquarters.
d. Recommending policies concerning support of civil affairs and civic actions
e. Monitoring the availability of and recommending the assignment,
reassignment, and utilization of AMEDD personnel within the corps (to include critical
military occupational specialty (MOS)/specialty skill identifier (SSl) personnel).
f. Coordinating health consultation services within the corps.
g. Evaluating and interpreting health service statistical data.
h. Recommending policies and determining requirements and priorities for
medical supply, blood services and medical equipment maintenance services,
according to information provided by the senior medical headquarters of the corps.
Recommending and coordinating corps patient evacuation policies.
Determining corps health service training policies and programs as required.
k. Developing policies pertaining to the treatment of sick, wounded, and injured
personnel, in coordination with the senior medical headquarters of the corps and the
theater Army surgeon.
l. Ensuring compliance with the theater Army blood bank service program.
m. Initiating environmental health programs/procedures within the corps.
THE SURGEON'S RELATIONSHIPS
The surgeon and his staff section interrelate with members of coordinating and
special staffs, as well as with surgeons, of other commands. The surgeon coordinates
medical matters with members of the corps coordinating and special staff, as required.
a. The relationship of the corps surgeon to the surgeons of lower commands
depends in part on the policies of the corps commander. The corps surgeon, however,
directly supervises all health service support for which his commander is responsible
and exercises full authority over the technical aspects of the health service support