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With news of the contagious and potentially deadly illness known as novel coronavirus grabbing headlines worldwide, military health officials say that an informed, common sense approach minimizes the chances of getting sick. (Graphic by Military Health System)
Citadel Rumble offers proficiency, focuses on safety at Naval Medical Center San Diego
Medical staff at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) participate in Commander, Naval Installations Command’s (CNIC) annual all hazard exercise Citadel Rumble 2022 with the objective of safely evacuating three simulation mannequins after a simulated earthquake, all while still providing vital medical care in the process, Aug 17. NMCSD's mission is to prepare service members to deploy in support of operational forces, deliver high quality healthcare services and shape the future of military medicine through education, training and research. NMCSD employs more than 6,000 active duty military personnel, civilians and contractors in Southern California to provide patients with world-class care anytime, anywhere.
Aug. 18, 2022 - The patients — two adults and an infant. One of the adults experiencing Congestive Hearth Failure. The mission — their safe transportation from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), medical surgical unit and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to a designated safe zone. The outcome — a successful transfer with all medical and safety protocols observed.

Clinical Excellence in Medicine Honored at NMCSD
Junior clinicians who are honored as Associate Master Clinicians during a ceremony at Naval Medical Center San Diego's (NMCSD) auditorium gather for a group photo on Aug. 10. During the ceremony, 24 senior clinicians received the Master Clinician Award and 39 other clinicians were recognized as Associate Master Clinicians for being outstanding in their profession. NMCSD's mission is to prepare service members to deploy in support of operational forces, deliver high quality healthcare services and shape the future of military medicine through education, training and research. NMCSD employs more than 6,000 active duty military personnel, civilians and contractors in Southern California to provide patients with world-class care anytime, anywhere.
Aug. 12, 2022 - In the delivery of health care, it’s been said that a medical encounter between a clinician and patient comes down to one seeking information while the other attempts to convey critical details as to why both parties are seated across from one another.

NMCSD Civilians Realign to DHA, Appreciation Expressed
Aug. 8, 2022 - At Naval Medical Center San Diego’s (NMCSD) auditorium, Civil Service personnel attended a town hall Aug. 5, designed to communicate the key principles and objectives of the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) Realignment of Personnel, Property and Systems (RePPS) to administratively transfer 1,900 NMCSD civilian team members from the U.S. Navy to the DHA.

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