Leadership

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 …

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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 …

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Navy Surgeon General Provides Leadership Guidance to Navy Medicine

Navy Surgeon General Vice Adm. Matt Nathan provides an overview of his leadership expectations for the Navy Medical global workforce. As the Navy Surgeon General and Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Nathan leads 63,000 Navy Medicine personnel that provide health care support to the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, their families and veterans in high operational tempo environments, at expeditionary …

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Happy Holidays from the Navy Surgeon General

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery The holiday season is upon us and it is a time to reflect and give thanks. I’d personally like to thank each and every member of the Navy Medicine family and your loved ones for your continued service and sacrifice.  It is because of …

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New Surgeon General to Navy Medicine: “Numerous Challenges and Opportunities Abound”

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery As I start my journey as the 37th Surgeon General of the U.S. Navy, I thank every one of you throughout Navy Medicine for your leadership and your accomplishments to date.  I thank you for your service and the difference you make. I am proud …

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