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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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Bush's two chiefs of staff, Andrew Card and Joshua Bolten, differed in temperament and in their relationships with the president.
The current chairman chiefs of staff committee is Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne, who retires on December 31.
The procedures established in the JCIDS support the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) in identifying, assessing, and prioritizing joint military capability needs.
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 first meeting of the chiefs of staff of the armies of the Member States of the Arab League was held on 22 April at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Arab League.
23 (BNA): Chief of Staff of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Lieutenant-General Dheyab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi led the kingdom's delegation to the first meeting of the chiefs of staff of Arab armies, held in Cairo from April 21 to 23.
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.
Chiefs of staff occupy a crucial and indispensable position in the modern White House.
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.