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Air Force Research Oversight & Compliance

The Air Force Medical Agency supports the Air Force Surgeon General in providing enterprise-level policy development, management and oversight.

Air Force Research Oversight & Compliance, or AFMEDCOM / SGE-C, houses the Department of the Air Force component offices responsible for coordinating policy, interpreting regulatory policies, and issuing routine guidance and procedures for human and animal research programs.

Human Subject Research activities are coordinated through the DAF Component Office of Human Research Protections. Activities involving the care and use of animals used in Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation or training are managed through the Animal Use Program.

Mission: AFMEDCOM / SGE-C protects the Air Force's innovative research programs by ensuring the rights, safety and welfare of its human and animal subjects.

Vision: A world-class service-oriented oversight office; an expert resource for the research community.