Tag Archives: Naval Hospital Pensacola

Suicide Prevention: Ask, Care, Treat

By Lt. Holly Black, suicide prevention coordinator, Naval Hospital Pensacola It’s been three years, but I remember it like it was yesterday.  My night shift just started and I received the reports on my patients.  I was sitting at the nurse’s station reviewing orders when the phone rang and my co-worker answered it. I hear, “Ensign Black, sure.  Wait one, …

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Protect Your Grape

By Lt. Joseph Cahill, neurologist, Naval Hospital Pensacola Working as a neurologist has its challenges, but I have found that sometimes the real challenge lies at home with my own children and their attitudes towards protecting their brains or “grapes” as I like to call them. As my children have grown older, it has become harder to convince them of …

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I Am Navy Medicine

Dr. Uriel Lucky, M.D., Naval Hospital Pensacola In 2005, after 25 years in primary practice in a rural town in Alabama, I decided it was time to change gears and become an employee of the U.S. government. The rewards and the personal accomplishments of being in a small partnership family practice had been tremendous and the blessings innumerable, but the …

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The Journey of a Nurse Corps Officer

By Lt. Angelina Brannon, head, emergency department, Naval Hospital Beaufort I never used to believe that dreams came true or that hope would someday become reality, but I have learned that while life determines the family we are born into, it is our personal courage and will that determine the course we ultimately navigate in life.  Statistically speaking, the odds …

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Improving Continuity of Care at Naval Hospital Pensacola Family Medicine Residency Program

By Lt. Kevin M. Bernstein, MC, USN, Family Medicine Resident, Naval Hospital Pensacola Family Medicine Residency Program The ability to learn and practice within the Medical Home Port model of primary care delivery was a top priority for me when going through the residency selection process.  At Naval Hospital Pensacola, Med Home Port was quickly introduced providing dramatic changes to …

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