Leadership

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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Fair Winds and Following Seas: Reflections from the Departing Navy Surgeon General

  By Vice Adm. Adam M. Robinson, Jr., U.S. Navy Surgeon General and Chief, Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery  As I prepare to leave my position as the 36th Surgeon General of the Navy this week, I find myself reflecting on days past, lessons learned and the state of Navy Medicine today.  When I was growing up, I always …

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The Heart of a Hospital Corpsman: New BUMED FORCE Makes Initial Remarks

By Force Master Chief Sherman Boss, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED). Boss is the 13th Force Master Chief of BUMED. He relieved Force Master Chief Laura Martinez, who served in the position since 2007, on Oct. 5, 2011. First I’d like to thank you Force Master Chief Laura Martinez for your inspirational leadership and your heartfelt commitment …

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Dangers of Synthetic Drugs: “Not in My Navy”

  By Vice Admiral Adam M. Robinson, Jr. Surgeon General of the Navy and Chief of the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery As we enjoy the remainder of this summer season with our friends and family, I’d like to draw attention to a serious health issue affecting our Sailors, Marines, and their families. I’m talking about the dangerous health …

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