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May 23, 2024

Walter Reed Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Emergency Medical Services Week

Emergency Medical Services Week, May 19-25 this year, celebrates the physicians, nurses, corpsmen, medics and other EMS professionals who care for patients in Walter Reed’s emergency department.

May 23, 2024

U.S. Army Medical Corps chief hosts leadership professional development briefing at Walter Reed

U.S. Army Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Clinton K. Murray, the commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence and chief of the U.S. Army Medical Corps (AMC), provided an update of the corps during a leadership professional development briefing at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, May 15, 2024.

May 22, 2024

Walter Reed Promotes Know the Signs Campaign During Stroke Awareness Month

As part of National Stroke Awareness Month, an annual May observance, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center joins stakeholders across the Department of Defense community in championing greater public awareness in recognizing the signs of a stroke and rapidly responding in a medical emergency.

May 20, 2024

Walter Reed's Behavioral Health Team Host Paint and Chat event

In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center’s Behavioral Health team hosted “Mental Health Paint and Chat”, an event aiming to highlight the therapeutic benefits of art and conversation in mental well-being.

May 16, 2024

Walter Reed Nurses Honor the Past and Forge the Future during Nurses Week

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center celebrated its nurses, most of whom have intimately touched the lives of patients at the iconic medical center, during an awards program in Clark Auditorium at Walter Reed in Bethesda, Maryland, May 8, 2024.

May 15, 2024

Unlock Your Health by Getting Vaccinated

Getting vaccinated is one of the most effective and easy things you can do to prevent diseases, serious illness, and disability. It’s easy to get your free vaccines at military hospitals and clinics in the National Capital Region.

May 15, 2024

Mental Health Awareness Month: You are not alone; reach out for help

This year marks the 75th anniversary of Mental Health Awareness Month, observed during May and established in 1949 to increase awareness of the importance of mental health and wellness.

May 14, 2024

Medical researchers present work at Walter Reed's annual symposiums

Researchers at Walter Reed carrying on the distinguished medical legacies of Robert A. Phillips (RAP) and Bailey K. Ashford (BKA), presented their investigative projects to judges during the annual research competitions hosted by the medical center’s Department of Research Programs (DRP) on May 6.

May 13, 2024

Walter Reed Celebrate Nurses with Facility Dog Therapy Painting Event

In a week-long celebration of events, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center brought together nurses and Walter Reed facility dogs in a heartwarming activity, therapy painting on May 10, 2024.

May 10, 2024

Walter Reed Bethesda Observes Days of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center hosted a solemn candlelight ceremony in observance of Holocaust Days of Remembrance on May 9 in Memorial Auditorium. During the program, Holocaust survivor, World War II veteran and liberator retired U.S. Army Col. Frank Cohn served as guest speaker, sharing his heroic story of humanity, hope and bravery with the Walter Reed community.

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