SFI Medical Recognition and Awards

All awards and qualification badges or decorations are intended to be subtle ways to build a spirit of community and service among the 200+ members of the STARFLEET Medical Corps and the Health Science and Medical members in the STARFLEET Regions.

All STARFLEET Medical Corps Ribbons and devices are recorded in the SFI Member Eligibility Record.

STARFLEET Medical Corps and Fleet members may purchase the prescribed ribbon or device. If purchased, STARFLEET Medical Corps and Fleet members are encouraged to wear the Ribbon along with any Device at formal STARFLEET functions or at other “civilian functions” of honor or special occasion.

The following describes the four categories of Awards and Recognition:

I. Individual and Group Achievement Awards
These awards recognize outstanding personal or group achievement in keeping with the ideals and goals of the STARFLEET Medical Corps.

II. Service Awards
These awards recognize both service and training in keeping with the ideals and goals of the STARFLEET Medical Corps.

III. Training Awards
These awards recognize medical training in keeping with the ideals and goals of the STARFLEET Medical Corps.

A complete listing of awards and their associate Ribbons and Devices can be found here at Individual and Group Achievement Awards

Once you have completed the specific requirements for the Ribbons below, please submit your request on the Award Nomination Form located on the STARFLEET Medical Corps Website.

IV. Associations
Permission is granted to any STARFLEET Medical Corps member to wear the following decorations that are permitted by the US Public Health Service:

  • Commissioned Officers Association (COA)
  • Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS)
  • Reserve Officers Association (ROA) Please contact the STARFLEET Medical Corps Training Officer when you have met the requirements for this award for additional instructions.

IV. Qualification Badges/Decorations
Surgeon General Badge (x1)
For the Officer leading the STARFLEET Medical Corps in recognition of Flag Officer leadership excellence, qualifications, and sustained service to STARFLEET.
Decoration, as assigned.
Awarded by: Commander, STARFLEET

Deputy Surgeon General Badge (x4)
For the two Officers serving as Deputies Surgeon General (Deputy Director and, separately, Communications and Public Health Sciences, Readiness and Training/Medical Corps, Readiness and Training/Fire) in recognition of command officer leadership, excellence in qualifications (both “real-world” and within the Fleet), and service to the STARFLEET Medical Corps.
Decoration, as assigned.
Awarded by: Surgeon General

Command Staff Badge
For all members of the Surgeon General’s Staff other than Deputy Surgeon General in recognition of their qualifications and duties performed in the service of the STARFLEET Medical Corps Command Staff.
Decoration, as assigned.
Awarded by: Surgeon General

Assistant Surgeon General Badge
For all Assistant Surgeons General (and deputies, where appointed) in recognition for their qualifications and duties performed in the service of the STARFLEET Medical Corps in their assigned region.
Decoration, as assigned.
Awarded by: Surgeon General in consultation with the Deputy Surgeon Generals.

Point of Contact:
COMM Denise “De” Rush, SFMD
STARFLEET International
Deputy Surgeon General – Chief of Operations

To download a printable copy of the STARFLEET MEDICAL Awards:  Member Recognition and Awards Process