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Our History

Military medicine has a long and celebrated history. We apply lessons from our past to improve the care of military personnel and their families today and in the future. New surgical techniques, powerful painkillers, antibiotic drugs, and triage and evacuation procedures have revolutionized military medicine.

In this section, you'll find featured stories and information about the history of military medicine.

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Background Information, March 27, 2019

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3/14/2019

Background Information for the Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel

BAP Meeting Agenda March 27, 2019

Meeting Reference
3/14/2019

Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel Meeting Agenda for March 27, 2019

PHEM-Initial Pre-requisites 2019

Meeting Reference
3/13/2019

PHEM is a five-day course that provides Public Health Emergency Officers (PHEOs) and military treatment facility (MTF) Emergency Managers (MEMs) with the knowledge and skills to respond to public health emergencies and assist civilian and host nation authorities.

PHEM-Sustainment Pre-requisites 2019

Meeting Reference
3/13/2019

PHEMC Sustainment is a three-day course designed to refresh skills and concepts for previously trained Public Health Emergency Officers (PHEOs) and MTF Emergency Managers (MEMs) with the knowledge and skills they need to ensure that the DOD is ready to respond to public health emergencies and assist civilian and host nation authorities when called upon.

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Agenda: Feb. 11, 2019

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2/11/2019

Agenda for the Defense Health Board Meeting on Feb. 11, 2019

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DHB Meeting Minutes: Feb. 11, 2019

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2/11/2019

These minutes cover the Feb. 11, 2019 DHB meeting

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P&T Meetings 2018

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2/4/2019

Cumulative Minutes from the DOD P&T Committee Meetings for 2018

P&T Meetings 2016

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1/22/2019

Cumulative Minutes from the DOD P&T Committee Meetings for 2016

P&T Meetings 2017

Meeting Reference
1/22/2019

Cumulative Minutes from the DOD P&T Committee Meetings for 2017

BAP Meeting Minutes: Jan. 10, 2019

Meeting Reference
1/10/2019

Meeting minutes from the Jan. 10, 2019 Beneficiary Advisory Panel meeting.

BAP Meeting Agenda Jan.10, 2019

Meeting Reference
12/14/2018

Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel Meeting Agenda for Jan. 10, 2019

Background Information, Jan. 10, 2019

Meeting Reference
12/14/2018

Background Information for the Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel

2018 DHA Industry Day Agenda and Networking Sessions

Meeting Reference
11/8/2018

P&T Minutes - Nov. 2018

Meeting Reference
11/8/2018

Please note that files for the July 2004 and subsequent meetings contain both meeting minutes and the decision paper signed by the Director, Defense Health Agency, approving or disapproving the recommendations of the Committee. The July 2004 meeting marked the first meeting under the new DOD P&T Committee charter, which established a new membership structure and approval authority.

Minutes: Oct. 30, 2018

Meeting Reference
10/30/2018

These minutes cover the Oct. 30, 2018 DHB meeting

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