The Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) is the headquarters for Navy medicine and has a long and proud history. Under the leadership of the Navy surgeon general, Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, Navy medicine provides high-quality health care to beneficiaries in wartime and peacetime.
BUMED develops the policies and direction for Navy medicine to ensure its vision for patient and family-centered care is carried out throughout the world. It exercises direct control of naval hospitals, medical centers, dental battalions, preventive medicine units and technical schools for medical department personnel both inside the U.S. and around the world.
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