Tag Archives: Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan

A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Tobacco Kills

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Recent events across the globe demonstrate that we are living in dramatic and challenging times. Around the world, Navy Medicine is ensuring the health and readiness of every Sailor, Marine and their family, and in doing so, helping to ensure we have …

Read More »

Medical Service Corps Birthday Message 2015

  On behalf of Navy Medicine, I would like to honor the loyalty and dedication of the Medical Service Corps as you celebrate 68 years of exceptional service to our Nation and our Navy. Following its inception in 1947, the men and women of our Medical Service Corps have continuously served our global force of Sailors and Marines in times …

Read More »

Surgeon General’s Navy Nurse Corps Birthday Message 2015

 By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan On behalf of Navy Medicine, I would like to extend my sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Navy Nurse Corps on their birthday, celebrating 107 years of unwavering commitment and service to our Navy, Marine Corps, and Nation. President Theodore Roosevelt signed the Naval Appropriations Bill establishing the Nurse Corps as a necessary and unique …

Read More »

A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Promoting a Culture of Safety Across Navy Medicine

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan As many command activities come to an end in recognition of National Patient Safety Awareness week, I ask for an “all hands” effort to continue to promote patient safety as a year round focus — especially  as Navy Medicine, along with the rest of the Military Health System (MHS), pursues our journey towards high …

Read More »

Surgeon General’s Medical Corps 144th Birthday Message – 2015

On behalf of Navy Medicine, it gives me great pleasure to humbly extend my gratitude to the men and women of our Medical Corps for 144 years of loyal and steadfast service. The Medical Corps has continued to grow in complexity and scope over the past 144 years. These medical professionals have come a long way since Mar. 3, 1871, …

Read More »