Who may join the STARFLEET Medical Corps?
Answer: Any member of STARFLEET International in good standing with an interest and/or expertise in the things we do. It’s that simple.
Joining the STARFLEET Medical Corps
Thank you for your interest in joining STARFLEET Medical. This is the first step in becoming part of an exciting organization: Please complete this form:
Thank you for joining STARFLEET Medical!
In summary, to join the STARFLEET Medical Corps you must….
First, be a member of STARFLEET International. Here’s the link: https://db.sfi.org/secure/signup.php
Next, sign-up for the STARFLEET Medical ListServ:
The STARFLEET Medical Corps maintains a modest listserv. The STARFLEET Medical listserv is used to communicate operational information to members of the Medical Corps and other like-minded STARFLEET members and, also, to share information on real-world health or home safety topics that may serve as an “idea spark” for health promotion or community service ideas among like-minded STARFLEET members.
This link will bring you to page where you can join the STARFLEET Medical listserv:
Starfleetmedical mailing list
Then, Be sure to update the “Affiliations” page within the SFI Member Database. Do this after you complete the “first-step” (above). You will receive SFI Member Database login details from SFI.
Finally, please remember, members of the STARFLEET Medical Corps are individuals who volunteer to help SFI regions develop their health promotion/home safety programming and are, also, individuals with great personal leadership skills (please refer to the “Garrison/Resources” page).
Starfleet Medical was a department of Starfleet dedicated to biological research and treatment of personnel. Based out of San Francisco on Earth, Starfleet Medical oversaw all Starfleet medical personnel and facilities.
In the 23rd century, an office existed known as the Starfleet Surgeon General which held some command authority over Starfleet Medical, including the power to relieve starship medical officers for incompetence. (TOS: “Turnabout Intruder”)
Starfleet Medical contained many diagnostic and treatment wards, utilizing the most advanced technologies. Long-term facilities were available to care for seriously ill patients. (VOY: “Endgame”)
It was also responsible for all medical research activities in the Federation. Researchers were required to obtain approval from Starfleet Medical before proceeding with new treatments and medications. (TNG: “Ethics”)
Starfleet Medical was also responsible for the regulation and training of the various counselors in Starfleet. (DS9: “Afterimage”)
It maintained a large database of medical information available to Starfleet personnel. (TNG: “Realm of Fear”, “Genesis”)
Starfleet Medical was also the parent of the Starfleet Dental sub-division. (DS9: “Paradise Lost”)
[For more information see this source: http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/Starfleet_Medical ]