Assistant Chief Medical Officer

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Assistant Chief Medical Officer
Affiliation: Federation
Higher Rank: Chief Medical Officer
Lower Rank: Medical Officer
Command: Assistant Department Head
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The Assistant Chief Medical Officer is responsible for assisting the Chief Medical Officer in overseeing operations of the Medical department aboard Federation starships, starbases, and planetary installations. This includes helping manage all medical facilities including sickbays, medical labs, surgical suites, and dentistry labs.

The Assistant Chief Medical Officer is also responsible for helping to maintain the health and well-being of the entire crew from patching up injured crew members to ensuring they do not get sick or injured to begin with. He or she monitors crew health and conditioning with regular check-ups and, if necessary, may refer any member of the crew to the Chief Medical Officer.