Naval Hospital Jacksonville Physician Elected to National Board of Directors

Story Number: NNS190208-07Release Date: 2/8/2019 11:05:00 AM
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By Yan Kennon, Naval Hospital Jacksonville Public Affairs

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- Lt. Cmdr. Kevin Bernstein, Naval Branch Health Clinic Mayport senior medical officer, has been elected to the Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians' (USAFP) board of directors, as a Navy director.

Bernstein will represent over 2,500 uniformed family medicine physicians from the Navy, Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard. 

USAFP’s mission is to support and develop uniformed family physicians, while advancing health, readiness, and wellness through education, scholarship, advocacy, and leadership.

He will be sworn in for a three year term at the upcoming USAFP Annual Meeting, in St. Louis, Missouri, next month.

Naval Hospital Jacksonville and Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Jacksonville deliver quality health care, in an integrated system of readiness and health.  NH Jacksonville includes five branch health clinics across Florida and Georgia.  It serves 163,000 active-duty and retired sailors, Marines, soldiers, airmen, guardsmen, and their families, including about 83,000 patients who are enrolled with a primary care manager.  To find out more, visit


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Lt. Cmdr. Kevin Bernstein
190131-N-AW702-005 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2019) " Lt. Cmdr. Kevin Bernstein, a sports medicine physician at Naval Branch Health Clinic Mayport, evaluates retired Marine Brian Van Allen™s knee at Naval Hospital Jacksonville™s Injection Clinic. Bernstein has been elected to the Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians™ board of directors (as Navy director) by his fellow military family physicians. Bernstein will represent over 2,500 uniformed family physicians for Navy, Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard for a three-year term starting in March. (U.S. Navy photo by Jacob Sippel, Naval Hospital Jacksonville/Released).
February 7, 2019
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