Leadership

A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Promoting a Culture of Safety Across Navy Medicine

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan As many command activities come to an end in recognition of National Patient Safety Awareness week, I ask for an “all hands” effort to continue to promote patient safety as a year round focus — especially  as Navy Medicine, along with the rest of the Military Health System (MHS), pursues our journey towards high …

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Surgeon General’s Medical Corps 144th Birthday Message – 2015

On behalf of Navy Medicine, it gives me great pleasure to humbly extend my gratitude to the men and women of our Medical Corps for 144 years of loyal and steadfast service. The Medical Corps has continued to grow in complexity and scope over the past 144 years. These medical professionals have come a long way since Mar. 3, 1871, …

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A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Readiness, Value and Jointness in 2015

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan Happy New Year, Shipmates! Let me start by acknowledging your tremendous professionalism and dedication. We are fortunate to have our country’s finest health care professionals serving in Navy Medicine. Your service, marked by an ethos of readiness, agility and commitment, has a significant impact on our Navy and Marine Corps family and all our …

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Happy Holidays from the Navy Surgeon General

          Shipmates, As the year comes to a close, I want to wish you a happy holiday season and thank you for linking arms as we work together to have made a difference over this past year, and for what lies ahead. Thank you for serving our Navy and Marine Corps comrades with honor, courage, and …

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A Message from the Navy’s Deputy Surgeon General: Global Health, Globally Engaged

By Rear Adm. C. Forrest Faison III Last week I was invited to speak on a panel about global health engagement at the annual meeting of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS) in Washington, D.C. December is global health engagement month, so the topic is timely. Global health engagement is a critical part of the Navy …

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