Leadership

A Message from the Surgeon General: “Be Someone’s Hero” — Eliminate Sexual Assault: Know Your Part. Do Your Part.

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery April marks Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and I take this issue very seriously. That means I have a zero tolerance policy when it comes to sexual assault and I expect the same from everyone – Sailor or Civilian – throughout …

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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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