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department head

Administration The director of a service–ie a specialty field–eg, surgery, who is often appointed by the chief of the medical staff, whose function is to foster, facilitate, and participate in institutional activities, coordinate departmental activities, maintain the quality of medical care rendered by the department, arbitrate intradepartmental disputes, interact with administration, nursing, and other departments, and serve as a liaison with the community. See Chairperson, Chief of service.
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Accordingly, no changes were deemed necessary to establish the DDA The possibility that "tricky" department heads could add to their DDA by letting performance slide to a lower level was deemed to be unlikely and would be quickly noticed.
Morse are the only two department heads who live in Sturbridge.
All specialties except family practice gave above-average scores to their specialty department heads and chairman for their impact on changing and improving physicians' practice.
Besides the budget requests, department heads will also be asked to explain what services their departments deliver and why those services are important to the town.
Mazzarella are poised for a turf war over the authority to contact department heads, with both sides publicly proclaiming their willingness to take the fight as far as it goes.
Our two-year program is geared towards giving students the skill-set and experience needed to help service providers benefit from leading edge equipment," said John Matthews, department head for Networking and Telecommunications.
So far, Villaraigosa has said he wants to retain one department head - Police Chief William Bratton, who has replied that he plans to stay.
Welch, formerly the deputy department head, will be responsible for all editorial promotion of the magazine, as well as strategic planning and execution for events, conferences, special projects, media relations, and publishing-side promotion at both FORTUNE and FSB: FORTUNE Small Business.
Michael Tralli, the department head of Global Media Services at CSFB, says that the decision to partner with TANDBERG is "the right solution offered by the right people.
To prepare Supply Officers for the ethical and leadership challenges they face in the fleet, the Navy Supply Corps School (NSCS) places an emphasis on the ethical foundations of leadership during formal capstone courses like the Division Officer Leadership Course (DIVOLC), Department Head Leadership Course (DHLC), and Senior Supply Officer Department Head Course (SR SODHC).
A new world language department head was OK'd, at the recommendation of Ingano due to all new staff in the department.
Tevfik Kinik is the only deputy chairman who remains from the previous administration after the major personnel shake-up, while Esra Ada Vural is the sole remaining department head.

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