• DGMC trains medics on TCCC, boost readiness for next battle

    Medics at David Grant USAF Medical Center on Travis Air Force Base, California, are being trained monthly during a week-long course on tactical combat casualty care in an Air Force-wide initiative to standardize medical readiness training for all service members.

  • Medical Equipment Repair Center keeps DGMC medical devices healthy

    “You don’t know what you’re going to get … whether it’s ‘go there now because it’s an urgent sort of thing or can this wait until tomorrow’ - you just don’t know,” said Senior Airman Trevor Lee, 60th Medical Support Squadron biomedical equipment technician.

  • DGMC medical study looks at plant-based diet

    David Grant USAF Medical Center researchers recently completed a meal study focused on a plant-based diet versus an omnivorous diet in conjunction with support from the University of the Pacific’s Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy.

  • Seven MTFs recognized by ACS for surgical care

    The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program recently recognized seven military medical treatment facilities for outstanding surgical care in 2019. The Military Health System hospitals were among 89 recognized facilities and 607 total military and civilian hospitals

  • MHS GENESIS helps DGMC deliver life-saving blood

    A typical blood transfusion can be completed in one to four hours, but the first 15 minutes are crucial. In that first quarter-hour, vital signs and blood documentation are recorded and any risks in the transfusion spotted. A medical center relying on a manual documentation system can experience

  • Air Force Surgeon General visits DGMC

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Surgeon General, and Chief Master Sgt. G. Steve Cum, Chief, Medical Enlisted Force and Enlisted Corps Chief, visited David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, California.

  • DGMC achieves third meritorious distinction

    The David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base has been recognized for a third year as a meritorious performing hospital by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.

  • David Grant Medical Center tests advanced cancer treatment

    The Y-90 radioembolization is an advanced and minimally invasive method utilized for this disease by delivering millions of tiny radioactive beads inside the blood vessels that feed a tumor. The high dose of targeted radiation prospectively kills the tumor while sparing normal tissue. This was the