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Navy Doc: “I have felt the pain”

By U.S. Navy Cmdr. Russell Carr, Service Chief, Adult Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Just the other day, I found myself thinking about a patient of mine who killed himself. I had an “anniversary reaction” of sorts.  This time of year, the cool weather and sunny, cloudless days, reminded me of him and the fall …

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NAMI: An Aviator to Flight Surgeon Perspective (Part 1 of a 2 part series)

Editor’s note: In part one of this two-part blog, Lt. Cmdr. Johnson explains how he, like many aviation candidates, views the flight surgeons who evaluate the student aviators prior to their training. Johnson tells his unique experience and how it changed his view on Naval Aerospace Medical Institute processes. Part two of the blog series posted on Navy Medicine’s Live …

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Navy Medicine Live has been redesigned!

Navy Medicine Live Readers – In an effort to continue to deliver a high-quality product showcasing Navy Medicine and the great work being done by its people, Navy Medicine Live has been redesigned. It has been nearly a year since we launched our first post and the staff here decided the pages could use a new look and feel to go …

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Navy Medicine Headquarters Moves to Falls Church,Va.

  By Shoshona Pilip-Florea, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, the flagship command for all of Navy and Marine Corps medicine, started relocating its staff May 30 from Washington, D.C., to Falls Church, Va., as part of the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Act of 2005. Vice Adm. Matt L. …

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Homeward bound: A Navy physician assistant’s journey of a lifetime

U.S. Navy Lt. Sarah Browning was deployed to Afghanistan, Uruzgan Province in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from Nov. 22, 2010 to July 20, 2011. Lt. Sarah Browning, physician assistant, Naval Health Clinic Hawaii My name is Lt. Sarah Browning and I am a 44 year old Physician Assistant in the U.S. Navy. Always wanting to serve my country, I …

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