b'INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE LEADERSHIPThe Indian Health Service (IHS) is an operating division within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. IHS is responsible for providing direct medical and public health services to members of federally recognized Native American Tribes and Alaska Native people. IHS is the principal federal health care provider and health advocate for 2.6 million American Indians and Alaska Natives in 35 states. Population Served: (as of January 2020): Members of 574 federally recognized Tribes in 37 states 2.56 million American Indians and Alaska NativesAnnual Patient Services:Inpatient Admissions (Tribal and IHS facilities FY 2020): 40,896Outpatient visits (Tribal and IHS facilities FY 2020): 12,999,593IHS Budget Appropriation: FY 2022: $8.5 billionHuman Resources (as of April, 2019): Total IHS employees: 15,370 Nurses: 2,380 Physicians: 776 Pharmacists: 798 Dentists: 270 Physician Assistants: 104FACILITIES (AS OF JULY 1,2020)Type of Facility Operated by IHS Operated by TribesHospital 24 22Health Center 51 279Health Station 24 79Alaska Village Clinic 0 59School Health Center 12 6Youth Regional Treatment Centers 6 6Roselyn Tso Benjamin Smith Loretta Christensen, M.D.Director Deputy Director Chief Medical Officer'