Leadership

A Message from the Surgeon General: Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault

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By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery When we join the military, we take an oath to uphold the core values of honor, courage and commitment. Sexual assault — which has no place in the military and is a crime — erodes these core values and the trust …

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Happy 143rd Birthday to the Navy Medical Corps

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By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general, and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery On behalf of Navy Medicine, I extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Navy Medical Corps as they celebrate 143 years of dedicated service March 3. The Medical Corps has come a long way since 1871 when the 41st Congress …

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Navy Surgeon General Addresses Top Priorities During Virtual Leadership Symposium

By Valerie A. Kremer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine’s top leadership discussed the future of Navy Medicine and warfighter support during the 2014 Navy Surgeon General’s Virtual Leadership Symposium at the Defense Health Headquarters Feb. 18. Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general, Rear Adm. Forrest Faison, deputy surgeon general, and guest speaker, …

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Surgeon General’s Corner: Navy Medicine’s Role in Global Health Engagement

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By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general, and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery  Navy Medicine is truly a “Global force for good,” when it comes to its global health engagement initiatives. Whether we are providing medical care through one of our yearly humanitarian assistance efforts, partnering with local ministries of health and non-governmental organizations …

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Happy Holidays from the Navy Surgeon General

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By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general, and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Shipmates, As we enter the holiday season and the New Year, I would like to take a moment to thank you for the work you do, and the sacrifices you make, each day as part of our Navy Medicine family. This …

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