About DH function
MILMED COE was nominated by ACT Joint Force Trainer (JFT) to be the Department Head (DH) for the NATO Medical Support (Med Sup) Discipline. This appointment was approved by the North Atlantic Council (NAC) on 25 June 2015. The primary duty of the DH is to translate NATO operational requirements into education and training (E&T) solutions within the discipline framework. Specifically, the DH for Med Sup E&T is responsible for matching the requirements with E&T solutions and for the coordination of those solutions. The DH will strive to ensure that the solutions identified are delivered in the most effective, efficient, and affordable manner through NATO Allies, Partners, and Non-NATO Entities (NNE). Additionally, the DH will conduct the Annual Discipline Conference (ADC), with participation from the community of interest, the Requirements Authority (SHAPE/ACO JMED/MEDAD), Subject Matter Experts (SME), E&T institutions and affiliated organisations and produce a Discipline Alignment Plan (DAP). The DAP will reflect the main developments and achievements and outline the way ahead, concerning NATO Med Sup E&T, as well as highlight the contributions to the MED Sup E&T by partners and NNE.