Figure 2-4. Typical organization chart of a US Army MEDCEN hospital.
a. Office of the Commander. The Office of the Commander includes the
hospital commander and the staff needed to carry out the operation of the hospital. The
MEDCEN hospital commander also functions as the MEDCEN commander.
b. .Deputy Commander for Clinical Services. The DCCS exercises overall
supervision over the professional departments and services. These departments and
services are described in paragraphs c through r. The DCCS also serves as the Deputy
Commander of the MEDCEN.
c. Department of Medicine. The Department of Medicine is responsible for
providing diagnosis, care, treatment, and proper medical disposition to patients;
providing clinical and consultation services as required; conducting professional training
as directed; evaluating medical care given by the department; and preparing medical
records and reports. The Department of Medicine contains a General Medical Service
and other medical subspecialty services as needed. Services that are organized under
the Department of Medicine to provide specialized medical diagnosis, care, and
treatment include the Dermatology Service, the Cardiology Service, the
Gastroenterology Service, the Allergy-Immunology Service, the Endocrine-Metabolism
Service, the Hematology Service, the Nephrology Service, the Rheumatology Service,