Army Medicine Acronyms

Acronym
Subject or Description
ABEM
American Board of Emergency Medicine
ACFT
Army Combat Fitness Test
ACU
Army Combat Uniform
ADSO
Active Duty Service Obligation
AHLTA
Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application
AIT
Advanced Individual Training
AMEDD
Army Medical Department
AMEDDC&S
Army Medical Department Center and School
AMEDDC&S HRCoE
Army Medical Department Center and School Health Readiness Center of Excellence
AOC
Area of Concentration
ATRRS
Army Training Requirements & Resource System
BAH/BAS
Basic Allowance for Housing/Subsistence
BAMC
Brooke Army Medical Center
BIBEMS
Brought in by Emergency Medical Services
BOLC
Basic Officer Leadership Course
CCC
Captains Career Course
CHCS
Composite Health Care System
CLS
Combat Llifesaver Course
CRDAMC
Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center
DCC
Direct Commission Course
DMRTI
Defense Medical Readiness Training Institute
ETS
Expiration of Term of Service
FRST
Forward Resuscitative Surgical Team
FS
Flight Surgeon
FSH
Field Support Hospital (Role 3)
FTIS
Full-Time In Service
FTOS
Full-Time Out Service
GME
Graduate Medical Education
GMO
General Medical Officer
GOMOR
General Officer Memorandum of Reprimand
HPSP
Health Professions Scholarship Program
JBSA
Joint Base San Antonio
JMAU
Joint Medical Augmentation Unit
JSGMESB
Joint Service GME Selection Board
JSOC
Joint Special Operations Command
MAMC
Madigan Army Medical Center
MC
Medical Corps
MODS
Medical Operational Data System
MOS
Military Occupation Specialty
MPTB
Medical Professional Training Brigade
NCO
Non-Commissioned Officer
OCP
Operational Camouflage Pattern
ODS
Officer Development School
OERSF
Officer Evaluation Record Support Form
PCS
Permanent Change of Station
PDS
Permanent Duty Station
SAUSHEC
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
SGLI
Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance
TY
Transitional Year
USAAEM
Uniformed Services Chapter Division of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine
USASAM
U.S. Army School of Aviation Medicine
USUHS
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

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Last Updated 09/2019

 

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