Order of Medical Merit Jose Fernandez Madrid

Orden del Mérito Sanitario José Fernández Madrid

  • Order instituted on 22 July 1950.
  • Order awarded to members of the Colombian Military Medical Corps for acts of heroism, excellence in military spirit and discipline, performance in instruction in the development of the tasks of the General Staff, scientific research for the benefit of the Colombian Armed Forces and distinguished service. Members of the other branches of the armed forces may be awarded this order, as well as foreign civilian and military personnel.
  • Order have VI classes.
  • Jose Fernandez Madrid - Neogranadine statesman, physician, scientist and writer.