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Civil Surgeon Seminar: Physical and Mental Disorders

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invited any interested individuals to participate in a seminar for civil surgeons on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern).

During the session, USCIS discussed the portion of the immigration medical exam that covers mental and physical disorders with associated harmful behavior, as well as substance-related disorders. Subject matter experts from USCIS and the Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were  available to respond to civil surgeons’ questions.

This was the third in a series of seminars on topics related to Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, and the immigration medical exam. USCIS has established the following schedule for civil surgeon seminars:

Date (all times Eastern) Topic
Thursday, May 17
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Overview of Form I-693 and Immigration Medical Exams
Tuesday, May 22
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Communicable Diseases
Tuesday, June 5
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Physical or Mental Disorders with Associated Harmful Behavior and Substance-related Disorders
Tuesday, June 12
3:00 – 4:00 pm


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