SARP Training is Life Changing

By Ted Judson, assistant department head, Navy Drug and Alcohol Counselor School (NDACS) When I entered Navy Medicine’s Navy Drug and Alcohol Counselor School (NDACS) in 1987, I had no idea what I was getting into and how my experience there would shape the rest of not only my career, but my life.  I found my home at NDACS and …

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Preventive Medicine: Just Say ‘No’ to Bugs

By Lt. Lori Perry, M.D., M.P.H., Preventive Medicine Officer Lt. Lori Perry is a Preventive Medicine physician, assigned to the medical team for Pacific Partnership 2011. She is responsible for force health protection and public health education and program development. My top three pet peeves when it comes to my job are, in no particular order: 1. When people call …

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Navy Medicine Online – Expanding the Discussion on Patient & Family Centered Care

By Vice Adm. Adam M. Robinson, Jr., U.S. Navy Surgeon General and Chief, Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery It is with tremendous pride and excitement that I begin my very first blog entry for Navy Medicine’s new blog.  Our hope is that this open forum will serve to inform and generate lively discussion across all our external and internal …

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