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Oct. 12, 2021

Sterile Processing Week: Unsung Heroes of Health Care Celebrated

While surgeons and other physicians may receive the notoriety in health care, they will be the first to admit it takes a team to provide safe, quality care.

Oct. 8, 2021

WRNMMC Hosts the Joint Commission for Accreditation Survey

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center hosted the Joint Commission survey team Sept. 20-24 for WRNMMC’s triennial accreditation survey.

Sept. 29, 2021

Sickle Cell, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Summit Focuses on Sickle Cell Advances, Transitions, Disparities

The John P. Murtha Cancer Center at Walter Reed Bethesda hosted the 2021 Childhood Blood and Cancer Summit Sept. 23 at the military medical center.

Sept. 20, 2021

National Surgical Technologists Week

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center recognizes its own surgical technologists during this weeks celebration.

Sept. 9, 2021

Walter Reed Bethesda Observes 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Beneath a cloudy, gray sky, the Walter Reed Bethesda community commemorated the 20th anniversary of 9/11 during a solemn observance.

Aug. 23, 2021

U.S. Navy Dental Corps Celebrates 109th Birthday

Rear Adm. Rick Freedman, 39th Chief of the U.S. Navy Dental Corps, joined dentists and other staff celebrating the 109th birthday of the corps during a cake-cutting ceremony Aug. 19 at Naval Support Activity Bethesda (NSAB).

June 4, 2021

Panel Discusses Impact of COVID-19 on Behavioral Health

This was the question discussed during the Directorate of Behavioral Health’s Mental Health Panel session May 26 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC).Panel members included health-care providers, spiritual leaders and support services personnel from throughout the WRNMMC community. All agreed that the year and a half people have

June 3, 2021

Retired general talks diversity, equity, inclusion during WRNMMC’s fireside chat

A day after the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Council hosted a fireside chat with retired Army Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Norvell Coots on May 26 in WRNMMC’s Clark Auditorium.Coots, president and CEO of Holy Cross Health, as well as president and CEO of

May 21, 2021

WRNMMC Nurses Recognizes Extraordinary Team Members

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) observed Nurses Week May 10-14, and part of the celebration included recognizing nursing team members with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.

May 13, 2021

NASA Astronaut Offers Advice to Medical Students at WRNMMC, USU

Army Col. Andrew Morgan, “a Soldier, military physician and NASA astronaut,” visited Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) May 6, to discuss his career and offer advice to students in graduate medical education (GME) programs at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and WRNMMC, both located on Naval Support Activity Bethesda (NSAB).

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