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 […]

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Navy Medicine on the Sideline at America’s Game

  By Cmdr. John C. Biery, Jr., Team Primary Care Sports Physician, U.S. Naval Academy The preparation for this weekend’s 2011 Army-Navy football game started long before the season’s first practice in August. Starting shortly after the Poinsettia Bowl last December, the monumental effort to rehabilitate the injuries sustained over the past season and to […]

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Primary Care Medical Home at Naval Hospital Oak Harbor

By Lt. Cmdr. Gregory Freitag, Naval Hospital Oak Harbor, Wash. Imagine being able to see your primary care physician the same day you call to make an appointment.  Imagine being able to communicate with your health care team any time of day by leveraging technology or email to get lab results or non-urgent medical advice. […]

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A Great Afternoon for Football … A Great Day to be an American

Cmdr. Eric Elster, Operational and Undersea Medicine, Naval Medical Research Center This past Sunday I had the pleasure of being a guest of the Washington Redskin’s football organization and USAA during the game against the New York Jets. It was truly a memorable afternoon. A sunny day, temperature in the mid-50’s – perfect for an […]

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FOCUS-CARE Helps Military Families

By Kirsten Woodward, director of FOCUS and Family Programs Division Being part of a military family is very special. As the spouse of a Marine Corps veteran and a mother, I constantly take pride in having the good fortune to be part of the whole military family. To me, being a military veteran spouse is […]

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