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TITLE:  DoD Instruction 6000.15, "Joint Medical Executive Skills Development Program", 04/19/1999

SUMMARY: This Instruction:

1. Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities under references (a), through (h) for matters related to the preparation and assignment of military officers as commanders of DoD military treatment facilities (MTF) and TRICARE lead agents. This Instruction formalizes and continues the Joint Medical Executive Skills Development Program (JMESDP) within the Military Health System (MHS).

2. Redesignates the DASD(HOP) as the Chair of the Joint Medical Executive Skills Development Group (JMESDG) which is separately chartered to guide the JMESDP (reference (g)).

3. Redesignates the Secretary of the Army as the DoD Executive Agent for the JMESDP, reconfirming reference (f).

4. In accordance with paragraph 5.3, the Army through the Army Medical Department Center and School (AMEDDC&S) is the Executive Agent for the JMESDP.

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OPR:  ASD(HA), 703-697-2112