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Chinese medicine The liver
Hospital practice The chief administrative officer of the medical staff; the physician or other health care professional who is in charge of the medical staff in a hospital or health care organization

chief of staff

Medical practice The chief administrative officer of the medical staff; the physician or other health care professional who is in charge of the medical staff in a hospital or health care organization Oriental medicine The liver. See Twelve vital organs.
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The post of chairman chiefs of staff committee at the moment rotates among the three services.
To prove his point, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff related a story from Operation Desert Storm duty in 1990.
system" Vigorous lobbying by Navy Secretary James Forrestal resulted in the erection of a system that featured, at the time, a largely powerless Joint Chiefs of Staff and a similarly weak Central Intelligence Agency.
A high percentage of hospitals surveyed have indicated that their medical directors report to CEOs (88 percent), to medical executive committees (78 percent), to hospital governing bodies (77 percent), and to chiefs of staff (72 percent).
The sources noted that Zebari is due to participate in the activities of the second meeting of the Chiefs of Staff of the armies of the Member States at the Arab League countries, which begins the day after tomorrow, "Saturday", at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Arab League to follow up the implementation of the decision of the Arab summit in Sharm El-Sheikh on the establishment of a joint Arab force.
Major-General Shaikh Duaij bin Salman Al Khalifa, presided over the 11th meeting of the High Military Committee of GCC Chiefs of Staff.
Two deputy chiefs of staff also were named - his longtime aide and current council chief of staff, Jimmy Blackman, and Marcus Allen, who has been chief of staff for Controller Laura Chick.
As late as 1989, in a survey with 2,300 hospitals responding, the American Medical Association found that nearly 9 of 10 chiefs of staff worked on a voluntary basis.
McDuffie served three years as the joint chiefs of staff director for logistics (J-4), where he was the principal advisor to the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff on all critical logistics, engineering, and medical issues and programs impacting the DoD.
Manama- Nov10(BNA) The GCC chiefs of staff today converged to Bahrain to attend the 11th Supreme Military Committee two-day meeting, which runs until tomorrow (Nov11).
On arrival Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee was received by Lieutenant General Khalid Rabbani, Commandant, Command and Staff College Quetta.