Leadership

Sexual Assault: Not in My Navy

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Many of you are familiar with my philosophy of “Ship, Shipmate and Self.” In the Navy and Marine Corps, we ensure the mission is accomplished, we watch out for our comrades and we must take care of ourselves. When it comes …

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Surgeon General’s Medical Corps Birthday Message

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general, and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery On behalf of Navy Medicine and a grateful nation, I extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Navy Medical Corps as they celebrate 142 years of faithful and dedicated service on March 3rd. Since 1871, when the 41st Congress enacted …

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A Message from the Surgeon General

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General, and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Shipmates and Colleagues, The effects of possible sequestration, possibly coupled with a continuing resolution (no budget changes or new program starts from previous years), are on all our minds. I want to assure you that your senior leaders are completely engaged in …

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Navy Surgeon General Focuses on Readiness

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general, and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery As we start upon this new year and look at our mission ahead, we need to be ready. Whether our job is providing patient care at a medical treatment facility or providing training to Sailors and Marines, we need to keep …

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Navy Surgeon General Video Message: Navy Medicine Priorities

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Folks, I have talked a lot about priorities over the last several months and have shared with you what I believe is a course charted for the success of Navy Medicine in the future.  As we move into the New Year, my goal …

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