CHERRY POINT, N.C. (NNS) -- U.S. Navy Surgeon General and Chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Vice Adm. Forrest Faison visited Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point (NHCCP) on board Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, June 21.
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Fifteen hospital corpsmen completed the Navy Medicine's second iteration of trauma training June 1 in North Chicago.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (NNS) -- Six hospital corpsmen will join 300 athletes this year in representing Team Navy at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, June 1-9.
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Navy Surgeon General and Chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, served as a keynote speaker at the inaugural American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) health innovation day, April 19.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (NNS) -- U.S. Navy Deputy Surgeon General, Rear Adm. Terry J. Moulton, signed the Long-Term Opioid Therapy Safety Program instruction, establishing policies and training designed to ensure the safety of long-term opioid therapy patients, March 14.
QUANTICO, Va. (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps held the 21st Century Battlefield Medical Care Symposium, Feb. 14-15, at Marine Corps Base Quantico.
BRASILIA, Brazil (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, met with senior officials and toured Brazilian Navy medical facilities during a visit to Brazil March 11-14.
HANOI, VIETNAM (NNS) -- A team of 13 Navy Medicine trauma members completed a medical exchange Aug. 10 at Vietnam Military Hospital 103. The 8-week program, called Integrated Trauma and Medical Readiness Exchange (ITMRE), is the first of its kind with Vietnam. U.S. Navy Medicine personnel worked side-by-side with Vietnam Military partners to provided medical care and share comprehensive trauma management techniques. This program is designed to enhance Navy medicine personnel’s ability to rapidly adapt to any environment, build resiliency, and learn the art of working with foreign partners.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (NNS) -- Navy Medicine joined the Navy Community Outreach (NAVCO) team in events across Sacramento for Navy Week, July 19 - 20.