Naval Medical Center San Diego Story Archive

New Brace Restoring Quality of Life and Service  (19 September 2014)
At Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD), patients who once had to endure extreme lower leg pain and an inability to walk are now up, running and even returning to active duty status, thanks to the new Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeletal Orthosis, or IDEO™.
HM3 Gregory Gonzales Named 2014 Navy Pharmacy Junior Technician of the Year  (7 November 2014)
Naval Hospital Lemoore's (NHL) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Gregory Gonzales, a native of Thousand Oaks, California, was selected as the 2014 Navy Pharmacy Junior Technician of the Year at the Joint Forces Pharmacy Seminar in Washington D.C. Oct. 22.
Navy Renaissance Man Switches Careers from Engineering to Brain Surgery  (20 November 2014)
It is rare in modern day society to encounter a person who is an expert in multiple fields of study. History has given us artists Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. The athletics world introduced us to two-sport stars such as Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders.
Navy Medicine Initiative Receives Military Health System Innovation Award  (5 December 2014)
The Integrated Health Community Initiative (IHCI), a multi-year program to optimize population health and improve patient care while simultaneously reducing overall health care costs for Navy Medicine, received the 2014 Military Health System (MHS) Innovation Award Dec. 4.
Navy Corpsman Bounces on to All-Navy Men's Basketball Team  (25 December 2014)
Since the age of three, basketball has been a part of Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class (HM3) Ronald R. Rhea Jr.'s life in one way or another.
NMCSD Sailor of Year Stresses Intrusive Leadership  (6 January 2015)
Leaders of men know their greatest resource is the people under their charge. Leaders also know, to be successful, they must fight for their people and guide and mentor them with their best interests in mind.
TRICARE Home Delivery to begin at NMCSD  (12 January 2015)
Important changes within the Naval Medical Center San Diego Pharmacy Department are on the way for staff and beneficiaries beginning in January 2015.
Naval Hospital Oak Harbor Participates in MHS GENESIS Workshops  (10 May 2016)
Change is in full swing at Naval Hospital Oak Harbor.
Balboa Pharmacy Creates Pioneering Ways to Improve Patient Experience  (5 August 2016)
When it comes to providing a remarkable patient experience, several axioms apply. Smile, smile, and smile again. Always, always, make eye contact. Acknowledge the patient, say their name, and compliment them on their shirt or shoes.
Naval Medical Center San Diego Makes History as First DoD Medical Facility to Perform Allogeneic Stem Cell Infusion on a Patient  (17 August 2016)
Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) made history Aug. 9 when dermatologists performed their first allogeneic mesenchymal stem cell infusion on a patient -- the first ever performed at a U.S. military treatment facility.
New Commanding Officer to Take the Helm at Naval Medical Center San Diego   (29 August 2016)
Following a successful two year tour as the commanding officer for Naval Medical Center San Diego, Capt. Jose Acosta, will relinquish command to Capt. Joel Roos, at a ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m., Aug. 30, at the medical center.
San Diego Native to Pass the Helm at Navy Medicine West  (29 November 2016)
Following a dynamic, three-year tour as the commander for Navy Medicine West (NMW), Rear Adm. Bruce L. Gillingham will relinquish command to Rear Adm. Paul D. Pearigen at a ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m., Dec. 5, at Naval Base San Diego.
Navy Medicine West Names 2016 Sailors of the Year  (12 December 2016)
Navy Medicine West named its Sailor of the Year winners during a ceremony held Dec. 9 at its Headquarters.
Navy Medicine West Bids Farewell to its Top Enlisted Sailor   (29 March 2017)
After serving nearly three years as Navy Medicine West's (NMW) command master chief (CMC), Force Master Chief (FORCM) Hosea Smith, Jr., has left sunny San Diego for the bustling beltway of the National Capital Region.
NMCSD hosts 2nd Annual Pacific Partnership Resident and Scholarly Fair  (7 April 2017)
Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) hosted the 2nd annual Pacific Partnership Resident and Scholarly Fair Mar. 31. The Scholarly Activity Fair gave participants a chance to discuss lessons learned during Pacific Partnership 2016 (PP16).

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