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NMFDC Newsletter – July 2022

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On behalf of the Naval Medical Force Development Center (NMFDC), please see the attached July 2022 NMFDC Newsletter.

This month’s newsletter:

*       Features unique historical facts about the Navy and Naval Medicine
*       Spotlights the MEDRED mobile app
*       Presents the NMFDC “Graphic of the Month” on the complexity of readiness proficiency
*       Provides an overview of the recently signed Bureau of Medicine & Surgery Memorandum 6000 “Naval Medical Readiness Criteria,” which formalizes an additional 32 Naval Medical Readiness Criteria (NMRC)
*       Illustrates the ongoing NMRC Revalidation Process

Please feel free to share this newsletter with other relevant Navy Medicine stakeholders and those interested in the NMFDC’s efforts.

Very Respectfully,

The Naval Medical Force Development Center

NMFDC June Newsletter

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On behalf of the Naval Medical Force Development Center (NMFDC), please see the attached June 2022 NMFDC Newsletter:

This month’s newsletter:

*       Spotlights the Defense Health Agency Deployment Readiness Education for Servicewomen (DRES) app based on the Navy Medicine DRES Handbook
*       Provides instructions on how to schedule an NMFDC virtual site visit
*       Announces the new assignment of RDML Darin K. Via as Deputy Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery; Deputy Surgeon General of the Navy; and Director, Medical Resources, Plans, and Policy Division, N0931, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.
*       Presents the NMFDC “Graphic of the Month”
*       Features an interview with Trauma Strategy Management Office Lead CDR Heather Shattuck on potential improvements, future aspirations, and lessons learned surrounding readiness

Please feel free to share this newsletter with other relevant Navy Medicine stakeholders and those interested in the NMFDC’s efforts. 

Very Respectfully,

The Naval Medical Force Development Center

NMFDC Newsletter – May 2022

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On behalf of the Naval Medical Force Development Center (NMFDC), please see the attached May 2022 NMFDC Newsletter:

This month’s newsletter:

  • Spotlights the partnership between the Trauma Strategy Management Office and Cook County Health
  • Presents the NMFDC “Graphic of the Month” 
  • Introduces the new Navy Medicine governance body, the Naval Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Program Management Office
  • Features a “Readiness Win” that illustrates how the principles of “Get Real, Get Better” can help to close training gaps and improve medical readiness
  • Clarifies individual readiness requirements by Navy Medicine occupational codes

Please feel free to share this newsletter with other relevant Navy Medicine stakeholders and those interested in the NMFDC’s efforts.
Very Respectfully,

The Naval Medical Force Development Center

Navy Medicine Force Development Center Newsletter

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On behalf of the Naval Medical Force Development Center (NMFDC), please see the attached April 2022 NMFDC Newsletter:

This month’s newsletter:

  • Clarifies the commonly used term “Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA)”
  • Showcases the KSA-related tools for Navy Medicine personnel
  • Highlights the KSA-related governance bodies
  • Presents the NMFDC “Graphic of the Month”
  • Spotlights the recent Operational Medicine Clinical Community readiness improvement initiatives
  • Includes information about the recently signed Health Affairs Memorandum outlining Joint KSA Program Management Office responsibilities

Please feel free to share this newsletter with other relevant Navy Medicine stakeholders and those interested in the NMFDC’s efforts.

Very Respectfully,

The Naval Medical Force Development Center

NMFDC Newsletter – January 2022

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On behalf of the Naval Medical Force Development Center (NMFDC), please see the attached January 2022 NMFDC Newsletter:

This month’s newsletter includes a “Year in Review” statement from Mr. John Zarkowsky (Deputy Assistant Deputy Chief, BUMED M5), a spotlight on the upcoming Navy Medicine high reliability organization panel at the 2022 Association of Military Surgeons of the United States Virtual Annual Meeting, instructions on how to access and utilize the NMFDC Max.gov page, a status update on the current Naval Medical Readiness Criteria (NMRC) revalidation and Reserve Component integration efforts, information on the upcoming NMRC tasker in DoN tracker, and details on how to schedule an NMFDC virtual site visit.

Please feel free to share this newsletter with other relevant Navy Medicine stakeholders and those interested in the NMFDC’s efforts.

Very Respectfully,

The Naval Medical Force Development Center

NMFDC Newsletter – December 2021

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On behalf of the Naval Medical Force Development Center (NMFDC), please see the attached December 2021 NMFDC Newsletter:

This month’s newsletter features a look into emerging military-civilian strategic partnerships, NMFDC’s milestones to date, Surgeon General’s renewed commitment to the four (4) P’s (people, platforms, performance, power) framework, and an update on Reserve Component Naval Medical Readiness Criteria.

Please feel free to share this newsletter with other relevant Navy Medicine stakeholders and those interested in the NMFDC’s efforts.

We hope you and your families have a safe and happy holiday season!

Very Respectfully,

The Naval Medical Force Development Center

November NMFDC Newsletter

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On behalf of the Naval MEdical Force Development Center (NMFDC), please see the attached NOV 2021 NMFDC Newsletter.

This month’s newsletter includes answers to frequently asked questions, the NMFDC’s goals for fiscal year 2022, information on how to schedule a virtual site visit with the NMFDC, and an interview with CDR Pete Bradford on potential improvements and current challenges surrounding platform readiness.

Please feel free to share this newsletter with other relevant Navy Medicine stakeholders and those interested in the NMFDC’s efforts.

We hope you and your families have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Very Respectfully,

The Naval Medical Force Development Center

October Naval Medical Force Development Center Newsletter

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On behalf of the Naval Medical Force Development Center (NMFDC), please see the attached OCT 2021 NMFDC Newsletter.

This month’s newsletter includes a Naval Medical Readiness Criteria (NMRC) update, current BUMED Reserve Policy (M10) and Reserve Component (RC) NMRC integration progress, information on how to schedule a virtual site visit with the NMFDC, COVID-19 lessons learned from the USS Theodore Roosevelt, and key considerations from a recent discussion with Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF)-Mike regarding their recent Operational Readiness Exercise (ORE).

Please feel free to share this newsletter with other relevant Navy Medicine stakeholders and those interested in the NMFDC’s efforts.

Have a great weekend, and a safe and happy Halloween!

Very Respectfully,

The Naval Medical Force Development Center

September Navy Medicine Force Development Center Newsletter

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On behalf of the Naval Medical Force Development Center (NMFDC), please see the attached SEP 2021 NMFDC Newsletter.

This month’s newsletter includes a highlight from the DOTmLPF-P Change Recommendation (DCR) Combat Casualty Care (C3) Support for Future Operations, key takeaways from the September Champion Network Leaders Forum, and an interview with LT Duncan discussing her Reserve Policy and Integration (M10) perspective on NMRC tracking.

Please feel free to share this newsletter with other relevant Navy Medicine stakeholders or with those interested in the NMFDC’s efforts.

Very Respectfully,

The Naval Medical Force Development Center

NMFDC AUG Newsletter

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On behalf of the Naval Medical Force Development Center (NMFDC), please see the attached AUG 2021 NMFDC Newsletter:

This month’s newsletter includes summaries of five policies related to skills sustainment and readiness proficiency published this year. We have also included updates on Naval Medical Readiness Criteria development, the July Naval Knowledge Skills and Abilities Champion Network forum, and the EnRoute Care Subcommunity.

Please feel free to share this newsletter with other relevant Navy Medicine stakeholders or with those interested in the NMFDC’s efforts.

Very Respectfully,

The Naval Medical Force Development Center

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