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  • Compassionate care for pediatric patients

    Senior Airman Nicholas Short, 31st Health Care Operations Squadron medical technician, provides trusted care to his patients with compassionate determination to keep Airmen and their families healthy and safe.

  • Peterson Airmen save child's life

    A mother reunites with members of the 21st medical group who saved her son's life during a routine check-up at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 20, 2018. The mother wanted to thank the team in person and spread awareness of the outstanding medical staff.

  • Forging a new path in military health

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, reflects on the hard work, dedication, and spirit displayed by the Air Force Medical Service family throughout 2018.

  • AF SG, DSG, CMEF recognize Airmen who demonstrated C.A.R.E. in action

    U.S Air Force Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Surgeon General, Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Sean L. Murphy, Deputy Surgeon General, and Chief Master Sgt. G. Steve Cum, Chief, Medical Enlisted Force and Enlisted Corps Chief, presented awards for the Trusted Care “How Do You C.A.R.E.” campaign during the 2018 Air Force

  • AETC Command Surgeon provides thoughts on AF Medicine

    As Air Force Medicine continues to go through organizational change, the MAJCOM Surgeons are hard at work, playing a pivotal role in the Air Force’s ability to stay on the leading edge of Trusted Care healthcare. This month we sat down with Air Education and Training Command’s Surgeon, Col. (Dr.)

  • Trusted Care everywhere is not going anywhere

    As the Defense Health Agency assumes authority, direction and control of military treatment facilities, the Air Force Medical Service will remain steadfast on its Trusted Care journey towards higher reliability and Zero Harm.

  • Constancy of purpose unwavering throughout change

    If you have followed military medical news recently, you know Congress directed changes in military medicine in an effort to reduce redundancies and improve efficiencies. Our unwavering commitment to Trusted Care makes the Air Force Medical Service ready to take on this challenge.

  • Nurses and medical techs, backbone of AF Medicine

    Medical organizations cannot succeed without nurses and medical technicians. May 6 through May 12 is National Nurses and Medical Technicians Week, when we honor the contributions nurses and techs make to patient care.

  • 5:1 feedback improves medical care

    Criticism can be a bitter but necessary pill to swallow for medical Airmen. Because patient safety is top priority, Air Force medical groups use a 5:1 feedback ratio. The 5:1 feedback ratio is an important Trusted Care tool, emphasizing respectful teamwork among healthcare providers.