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April 15, 2022

Take time to get out and enjoy the game

There’s just something about going outside and running around with friends. It’s like nothing else in the world. Scientists and doctors will tell you about endorphins or other chemical reactions that the body produces. I’m no doctor, no scientist, no scholar. All I know is that there is something amazing that happens when you go out and truly allow

April 14, 2022

A year later, BAMC doctor reunites with patient he helped save

Last April, a Military Emergency Medical Services and Disaster Medicine fellow from Brooke Army Medical Center was on a routine ride-along with Austin/Travis County Emergency Medical Services when they responded to a 911 call about a 29-year-old female who went into cardiac arrest at a cross fit gym.On April 5, exactly one year later, Army Capt.

April 1, 2022

San Antonio Market closes drive-thru COVID-19 screening testing locations

The San Antonio Market, to include Brooke Army Medical Center and the 59th Medical Wing, will close their consolidated drive-thru COVID-19 screening and testing sites April 1.BAMC Screening/TestingBAMC opened its drive-thru site in March 2020, screening and testing more than 76,000 individuals over the past 24 months. The decision to close the

March 16, 2022

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit reopens at BAMC

Brooke Army Medical Center reopened its Pediatric Intensive Care Unit March 1 after a two-year hiatus.The PICU mission was temporarily paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to conserve resources and personnel.“Our first step is the opening of two pediatric intensive care beds on our pediatric ward staffed by pediatric critical care nurses,” said

March 16, 2022

New discharge lounge opens at BAMC to improve patient flow

On March 8 a new patient discharge lounge opened at Brooke Army Medical Center for patients preparing to leave the hospital.The lounge is located on the first floor behind the 24-hour Micro Market area in the pediatric hallway. Currently, the service is available Tuesday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and can accommodate up to six

March 15, 2022

Graduate Allied Health Education holds first appreciation day for trainees, faculty

The San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium Graduate Allied Health Education House Staff Council hosted the first GAHE Appreciation Day March 4 to recognize all of the allied health professionals within Joint Base San Antonio.GAHE encompasses 23 programs with about 100 trainees at any given time. The robust program is part of the

March 11, 2022

Leader’s ‘barn burn’ workouts foster fitness, engagement

The sun has not risen yet on Fort Sam Houston, and the streets lined with stately officers’ quarters and ancient trees are peaceful and still -- with one exception.Back behind his 19th century home, Brig. Gen. Clinton Murray is cranking up a late 80s pop song from the dusty interior of a barn that serves as his gym.As the notes of The Proclaimer’s

March 4, 2022

Hospital campaign aims to build back grit, resilience

Healthcare professionals have taken center stage in recent years as COVID-19 swept across the nation and the globe. They donned head-to-toe protective gear, worked long shifts, and stepped up when others fell ill.While the quality of care didn’t falter, the challenging months took their toll on these healthcare heroes. In a renewed effort to

March 3, 2022

Trauma readiness program earns prestigious Army Medicine award

The Brooke Army Medical Center Strategic Trauma Readiness Center team received the prestigious Army Medicine Wolf Pack Award during a ceremony at BAMC, Feb. 28, 2022.The Wolf Pack Award was created by the Army Surgeon General and the Chief of the Army Medical Department Civilian Corps to recognize exceptional teamwork by an integrated group of

Feb. 23, 2022

BAMC Soldiers honored at San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

Four Soldiers from Brooke Army Medical Center were honored Feb. 11 during Military Appreciation Night at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. Army Spcs. Brian Clemens, Niante Ricks and Tri Mai and Cpl. Naomi Plummer received the VIP treatment during the annual event that honors military members for their service.“They gave us box seats and

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