Leadership

BUMED’s “Change of Port”

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General Shipmates and Colleagues, There is something I want to convey to all of you that I believe is of the upmost importance, particularly after taking part in the wonderful “Change of Port” ceremony here on the BUMED compound last week. Thank you again for all those who helped plan the event …

Read More »

FORCE’S NOTES: Increasing Family Readiness

By Force Master Chief Sherman Boss Editor’s note: This blog comes from Force Master Chief Boss’s column featured in the Spring issue of Navy Medicine Magazine. To read the full story click here to view the magazine online. The old saying about the Navy family, “If the Navy wants you to have a family, they’ll issue you one in your …

Read More »

“Sexual assault has no place within Navy Medicine”

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General Recently Navy Medicine became a key partner in supporting the new “21st Century Sailor and Marine” initiative that the Secretary of the Navy announced last month. This initiative lays out a set of objectives, programs and policies across a spectrum of wellness that maximizes the personal readiness of Sailors, Marines and …

Read More »

Supporting the 21st Century Sailor and Marine

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery One of my top priorities since becoming the Navy Surgeon General last November is to ensure that Navy Medicine is strategically aligned with the imperatives and priorities of the Secretary of the Navy, Chief of Naval Operations and Commandant of the Marine Corps.  Our …

Read More »

Navy Surgeon General Honors Medical Corps Birthday

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Today we celebrate the 141st  birthday of our Navy Medical Corps. We’ve come a long way since the Forty-First Congress enacted the Appropriations Act which established the Medical Corps as a separate entity and as a Staff Corps of the U.S. Navy back in …

Read More »