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News | April 9, 2024

Brooke Army Medical Center creates Wellness Team to address staff needs

By Jason W. Edwards

Brooke Army Medical Center has stood up an ad hoc wellness team to address staff wellness needs.

Leveraging the Department of Defense’s recognized Total Force Fitness framework by the Consortium for Health and Military Performance, BAMC's Wellness Team has implemented this framework to comprehensively support optimal health and wellness initiatives for the organization.

“As healthcare providers we must remember to keep ‘health’ in healthcare,” said Army Lt. Col. Tanisha Currie, deputy chief for Nursing Science and Clinical Inquiry. “It goes with the airplane safety rules of engagement – you must first put your (oxygen) mask on in an airplane before you can take care of anyone else.”

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