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National Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee Meeting # 7 – June 5-6, 2024

May 31, 2024 | By Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing

The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing is holding the seventh meeting of the National Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (NMEDMAC) June 5-6, 2024, at Texas A&M Maritime Academy, 200 Seawolf Parkway, Galveston, Texas.  Information about this meeting including the full agenda is available in the federal register, here: Federal Register :: National Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee; June 2024 Meeting 7

NMEDMAC acts in an advisory capacity to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating to medical certification determinations for the issuance of licenses, certification of registry, and merchant mariners' documents; medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of operators of commercial vessels; medical examiner education; and medical research.

Please note the following:  This is an in-person meeting. There is no option for virtual attendance. Pre-registration is not required for this event.

For additional information about this meeting, please contact Alternate Designated Federal Officer, Ms. Pamela Moore, at


/M. Medina/ Mayte Medina, Chief, Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing

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