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Jan. 11, 2024

New Infusion Services Clinic opens at BAMC

Brooke Army Medical Center officially opened its new Infusion Services Clinic with a ribbon cutting ceremony Jan. 8.Infusion therapy involves the administration of drugs directly into the bloodstream to treat several medical conditions. It is a vital treatment option for many patients with chronic or complex conditions, such as rheumatoid

Dec. 5, 2023

BAMC doctors earn TSG recognition

The Army Surgeon General annually recognizes outstanding Army Medical Corps officers for their leadership and academic excellence. This year, TSG singled out two officers from Brooke Army Medical Center during the Physician Recognition Award Ceremony, Nov. 14, 2023, at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda,

Nov. 30, 2023

BAMC Soldier beats stomach and breast cancer, continues to serve

After losing her sister to a rare form of stomach cancer, a Brooke Army Medical Center respiratory therapist found out that she too would likely develop the same type of cancer. In 2016, Army Staff Sgt. Kelle Brown was stationed at Fort Hood (now Fort Cavazos), Texas, when her sister was diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer. Hereditary diffuse

Oct. 27, 2023

BAMC receives 2023 Digital Health Most Wired recognition

Brooke Army Medical Center has once again been named one of the nation’s “Most Wired” medical facilities for its innovative use of health information technology by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives.The mission of the CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired program is to elevate the health and healthcare of communities around the

Oct. 27, 2023

Three BAMC staff members honored as Heroes of Military Medicine

Three Brooke Army Military Center staff members received the Heroes of Military Medicine San Antonio award from the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc., Oct. 12.The Heroes of Military Medicine award honors military professionals who demonstrate excellence in medical research or clinical care through compassion

Oct. 24, 2023

BAMC maintains long-standing accreditation from Commission on Cancer

Brooke Army Medical Center once again has been re-accredited for three years by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer program.To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of

Oct. 13, 2023

BAMC now offers forensic healthcare services to sexual assault victims

Brooke Army Medical Center now has a specially trained team who can provide forensic healthcare services to service members and beneficiaries who are the victims of sexual assault or other abuse.BAMC’s forensic healthcare examiners are nurses or providers who can offer medical forensic examinations in conjunction with the healthcare team to ensure

Oct. 13, 2023

BAMC doc helps care for unresponsive child on plane

A Brooke Army Medical Center physician put his skills to the test on a flight back to San Antonio when a child on the plane became unresponsive.Army Capt. (Dr.) Ronak Patel, neurologist, was returning home with his wife and baby, after visiting family in Maryland when an urgent call asking for a physician came over the intercom.“I didn’t hear the

Oct. 6, 2023

BAMC opens doors for Military Retiree Appreciation Day

Brooke Army Medical Center will host the Joint Base San Antonio Military Retiree Appreciation Day on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 8 a.m. to noon in the hospital’s Medical Mall.“BAMC and the 502nd Air Base Wing go all out for our military retirees and their families,” said Maria Guerrero, chief of patient experience and one of the main organizers of the

Oct. 3, 2023

BAMC seeks volunteers to help support healthcare mission

Brooke Army Medical Center is seeking volunteers to support its healthcare mission.“Volunteers play an integral part in the hospital’s care mission,” said Michael Dulevitz, chief, Office of Volunteer Services. “Volunteers serve in various capacities throughout the organization including shuttling patients to and from the parking lot, working the

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