Message from the Chair
CAPT, MC, USN
The Department of Surgery of “America’s Medical School” is committed to excellence in Surgery and Global Health during Peace and War. We foster a worldwide perspective for Complex Surgical Care, Translational Research, and Medical Education. As the nexus of Surgery within the Military Health System, we are the preeminent military academic surgical department providing the Nation with physicians and surgeons dedicated to careers of service in the Department of Defense and the United States Public Health Service.
Components of Excellence
- Complex Surgical Care: Treat the full spectrum of surgical diseases utilizing skills obtained from combat experience.
- Translational Research: Capitalize on research and Military Medical Advancements to deliver cutting edge care .
- Medical Education: Prepare medical school and residency graduates to become leaders in Military and Academic Medicine, prepared for conflict, with a lifelong commitment to learning, teaching, and mentorship.