Frequently Asked Questions

1.  Who we are?

The Greater NYCOA branch is a local affiliate of the Commissioned Officers Association (COA) of the US Public Health Service (USPHS). 

2.  Who can be a member of the branch?
All active and retired officers, and participants from the JuniorCOSTEP and SeniorCOSTEP programs from the USPHS are qualified to join. However, those who join must be a national COA member at the same time. 

3.  What do we do?

We actively promote,  improve, and protect the public health of the United States by advocating for the Commissioned Corps and its officers.