Skip to main content

Military Health System

Our History

Military medicine has a long and celebrated history. We apply lessons from our past to improve the care of military personnel and their families today and in the future. New surgical techniques, powerful painkillers, antibiotic drugs, and triage and evacuation procedures have revolutionized military medicine.

In this section, you'll find featured stories and information about the history of military medicine.

You also may be interested in...

Immunization Lifelong Learners Course (ILLC): Joint Base Andrews, MD

Calendar Event
12/2/2022

A two-day face-to-face course designed to ensure health care personnel are trained in vaccine policy, vaccine safety, and effectiveness.

Virtual Immunization Lunch and Learn Series: Introduction to Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Calendar Event
11/29/2022

Part of the Virtual Immunization Lunch and Learn Series.

Virtual Immunization Lunch and Learn Series: Travel Vaccines

Calendar Event
11/29/2022

Part of the Virtual Immunization Lunch and Learn Series.

Virtual Immunization Lunch and Learn Series: Clinical Emergency Management

Calendar Event
11/29/2022

Part of the Virtual Immunization Lunch and Learn Series.

Virtual Immunization Lunch and Learn Series: Cold Chain Management - COVID-19 Vaccines

Calendar Event
11/29/2022

This course is designed to assist anyone who works with immunizations to maintain the correct temperature while storing or transporting vaccines.

Immunization Lifelong Learners Course (ILLC): Fort Campbell, KY

Calendar Event
11/28/2022

A two-day face-to-face course designed to ensure health care personnel are trained in vaccine policy, vaccine safety, and effectiveness.

Your Presence is Required - The Ins and Outs of a Successful Website

Calendar Event
11/16/2022

Business development webinars to help entrepreneurs become procurement ready and posture themselves to do business with VA.

1st Annual National Small Business Contracting Summit - New Orleans LA

Calendar Event
11/16/2022

Timely education and information on current trends, opportunities, and threats to small business contractors.

Simply Matchmaking: A GovCon Optimization Event - Virtual Winter 2022

Calendar Event
11/15/2022

GovCon Optimization is an interactive year-long Educational Working Group Series that covers topics to optimize preparation in pursuing federal contracting opportunities.

TBICoE Quarterly Education Series: Global Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury Care

Calendar Event
11/10/2022

The Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence is collaborating with the Department of Veterans Affairs to host the next TBICoE Quarterly Education Series. During this event you will hear how historical conflicts have spurred innovation and research, shaping TBI care. You will gain insight into some of the pressing issues of TBI care and explore areas for future research. Please join TBICoE and the VA for the next Quarterly Education Series, November 16, 2022!

Immunization Lifelong Learners Course (ILLC): Twentynine Palms, CA

Calendar Event
10/27/2022

A two-day face-to-face course designed to ensure health care personnel are trained in vaccine policy, vaccine safety, and effectiveness.

Immunization Lifelong Learners Course (ILLC): Bremerton, WA

Calendar Event
9/28/2022

A two-day face-to-face course designed to ensure health care personnel are trained in vaccine policy, vaccine safety, and effectiveness.

Session: Skills-Based Professional Development: Resiliency VIII: Physical Resilience

Calendar Event
9/27/2022

Physical resilience improves productivity and enhances one's mood. Having strong physical resilience can also increase energy. In this session, participants will strengthen focus and attention by understanding the effects and impact of physical resilience.

Session: Skills-Based Professional Development: Leading Virtually

Calendar Event
9/27/2022

You will discover how to improve your virtual communication, how to facilitate teamwork, and how to motivate team members.

USAID Women Owned Business Outreach Event

Calendar Event
9/23/2022

An event for Women-Owned Small Businesses interested in International Development.

<< < 1 2 > >> 
Showing results 1 - 15 Page 1 of 2
Last Updated: September 21, 2022
Follow us on Instagram Follow us on LinkedIn Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on YouTube Sign up on GovDelivery