The U. S. Navy Medical Corps now begins its second century as a formal staff corps. It is a proud history with many notable achievements past and present. At this milestone, however, the Medical Corps faces two problems which will mar its future history if left unsolved. First, the Medical Corps is unable to retain sufficient career medical officers. Second, the present system of Navy medicine leaves many patients and doctors dissatisfied.
Navy Medicine: A New Prescription
By Cdr. Peter A. Flynn, MC, USN