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Humanitarian Service: Recruitment & Retention Effects Among Uniformed Services Medical Personnel   [open pdf - 243KB]

A recent, voluntary survey of 410 personnel of all U.S. Armed Forces Medical Departments and the Public Health Service indicates humanitarian service opportunity has positive effects on recruitment and retention. Of all 410 respondents 198 or 48% indicated participation in humanitarian assistance operations was a factor in their decision to join a uniformed service. Of all 410 respondents, 254 or over 60% indicated that humanitarian service opportunities influenced their decision to remain in uniform.

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CDHAM Publication 02-08
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Center for Disaster & Humanitarian Assistance Medicine (CDHAM), Online Disaster & Humanitarian Assistance Portal, http://www.picnet.net/cdham/modules.php?name=Downloads
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