Tag Archives: Navy physician

Hello Anna: A Letter to my Former Self

By Lt. Cmdr. Anna Choe, MC (UMO/DMO) Dear Anna, You are not going to believe this, so I hope you are sitting down. It’s me, actually you, in 2014. You know how sometimes we want to know how things will turn out.  Well, at least in this moment, I can predict your short-term future. Short version/Highlights: – You become a U.S. …

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The Making of A Navy Doc

By Lt. Cmdr. Mike Villarroel, internal medicine resident, Naval Medical Center San Diego Graduate Medical Education in Navy Medicine is multi-faceted, providing education to many specialties. As part of Navy Medical Education and Training month this month, Navy medical personnel wrote to their future selves in order to show what it took to get to the current points in their …

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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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