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59th Medical Wing
AFRL, 59th Medical Wing launch space medical research group
November 30, 2023
— A newly established collaboration between the 711th Human Performance Wing’s Human Effectiveness Directorate, the Air Force Research Laboratory and the 59th Medical Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland is creating a military research working group to address defense space-linked medical research gaps...
59th Medical Wing’s own honored with Aerospace Medical Association fellowship
October 25, 2023
— Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Dr. Paul M. Sherman, was recently honored with a fellowship for his exceptional contributions to aerospace medicine at the 2023 Aerospace Medical Association's 93rd Annual Scientific Meeting...
Local Air Force physician chosen to lead military’s largest medical network
October 6, 2023
— An Air Force physician with more than 30 years of service became the first director of the newly designated Defense Health Network Central, the military’s largest medical network, on Oct. 1...
Flight nurse devoted to helping others overcomes adversity
September 21, 2023
— On Aug. 30, 2023, family, friends, and colleagues gathered to commemorate the retirement of Lt. Col. (ret.) Dana Duerr. Prior to becoming a patient with the Airman Medical Transition Unit, she served as the Senior Program Manager of the Nurse Corps Education and Training Program at the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency...
59th Medical Wing: Air Force's premier medical wing welcomes new commander
September 12, 2023
— Lt. Gen. Brian Robinson, commander of Air Education and Training Command, presided over the ceremony in which Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Harrell took command of the 59th Medical Wing. The outgoing commander is Brig. Gen. Jeannine M. Ryder...
Transforming lives, one eye at a time: Local medical personnel take part in ophthalmology mission, Panamax Alpha 2023
September 11, 2023
— In July 2023, a team of 32 members from the Air Force, Army, and Navy embarked on an Ophthalmology Medical Readiness Training Exercise, or MEDRETE, to Regional Hospital Dr. Luis "Chicho" Fabrega in Santiago de Veraguas, Panama...
59th Dental Group changes command
July 14, 2023
— The Department of Defense’s largest dental service welcomed a new commander during the 59th Dental Group change of command ceremony on July 13, 2023, at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas...
Allies, partner nations collaborate at military nursing conference, enhance USAFE-AFAFRICA partnerships and readiness
June 14, 2023
— Nurses and medical professionals from 24 Allied and partner nations, including the U.S., converged at the U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa 2023 European-African Military Nursing Exchange conference, May 31 to June 2, to share medical knowledge and professional best practices with one another. Brig. Gen. Jeannine M. Ryder, commander of the 59th Medical Wing, San Antonio Military Health System, was one of the guest speakers...
SAUSHEC graduation ceremony celebrates 261 residents, fellows
June 12, 2023
— The San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium celebrated military medical professionals during a graduation ceremony June 8 at the Lila Cockrell Theatre in downtown San Antonio...
Military health leaders honor best in military medicine, medical education
May 10, 2023
— Military health leaders celebrated the top faculty members of the year during the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium annual awards dinner May 6 at the Parr Club at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph...
59th Medical Wing: An Airman who wants to make a difference through international relations
April 17, 2023
— Airman 1st Class Stephanie Essomba, a dental laboratory technician at the 59th Dental Support Squadron, began learning about policy processes, decision making and the impact those policies could have on people’s lives and fell in love with it...
PHOTOS | 59th Medical Wing conducts readiness training
March 30, 2023
— The 59th Medical Wing recently conducted training to allow classroom instruction and hands-on demonstrations of care to ensure mission readiness is maintained in the operational and deployed environment...
59th MDW medics prepare for national emergencies with Texas A&M’s Disaster Day exercise
March 10, 2023
— The 59th Medical Wing participated for the first time in Texas A&M University’s Disaster Day exercise at College Station, Texas, March 3, 2023...
Diagnosing excellence: 59th MDW commander visits 17th MDG
February 24, 2023
— Brig. Gen. Jeannine Ryder, 59th Medical Wing commander and Air Force Nurse Corps chief, and Chief Master Sgt. Taliah Wilkerson, Aerospace Medical Service & Surgical Service career field manager, visited the 17th Medical Group at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 23, to provide a strategic overview and future posture of the Total Nursing Force...
59th MDW Top Eye: Airman 1st Class Samantha Sim
February 7, 2023
— Airman 1st Class Samantha Sim, 59th Surgical Operations Squadron ophthalmic technician, was nominated to be the first Top Eye of October 2022 at the Ophthalmology clinic at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Nov. 4, 2022. The Ophthalmology clinic started having Airman's Time on the first Friday of every month where they recognize one outstanding individual nominated as the Top Eye...
Air Force Fellows bring home 18th Win in National ACAAI Competition
January 11, 2023
— The San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium’s Allergy and Immunology fellowship program won this year’s Allergy/Immunology Fellows in Training Bowl held by the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology in Louisville, Kentucky, Nov. 22, 2022...
BAMC exercise sharpens warrior skills, builds readiness
October 26, 2022
— Brooke Army Medical Center conducted a field training exercise Oct. 12-21 to focus on pre-deployment readiness and training...
Women’s Equality Day: Female leaders blaze a trail in military medicine
August 29, 2022
— While countless groundbreaking women paved the way, an all-female leadership team is blazing new trails in modern military medicine. As a first for military medicine here, there’s a female commanding general and deputy/vice commander at the helm of the 59th Medical Wing and Brooke Army Medical Center, as well as an all-female command team at the San Antonio Market...
WHASC Physical Therapy launches Direct Access Clinic, walk-in hours
August 29, 2022
— Joint Base San Antonio's active duty members no longer have to schedule an appointment to seek treatment for acute (meaning symptoms have been occurring for less than 14 days) musculoskeletal issues. The 59th Medical Wing's Physical Therapy team has launched a Direct Access Clinic where active duty patients can seek walk-in treatment four mornings a week...
San Antonio Market celebrates first anniversary as a unified healthcare system
July 15, 2022
— The San Antonio Market will celebrate its one-year anniversary as a unified military healthcare system this week. San Antonio’s military treatment facilities officially united as a market with the Defense Health Agency during a ceremony at Brooke Army Medical Center on July 16, 2021...