An Analysis of Burnout Among Military General Surgery Residents

Research Paper Title An Analysis of Burnout Among Military General Surgery Residents. Background Resident burnout is an increasing issue in graduate medical education programs. Military graduate medical education is unique in numerous ways and may have different rates of burnout as well as different causes. This study aims to assess resident burnout rates and contributing… Read More

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TCCC Knowledge & Training

Research Paper Title Tactical Combat Casualty Care Training, Knowledge, and Utilization in the US Army. Background Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) is the execution of prehospital trauma skills in the combat environment. TCCC was recognised by the 2018 Department of Defence Instruction on Medical Readiness Training as a critical wartime task. This study examines the… Read More

US Army Medical Personnel Training

If a person decides to become an army doctor, they will obtain a military rank. Thus, such a person will not only have to attend medical school, they will also receive training in military culture and leadership. In other words, getting ready to become a military doctor is not only about writing an assignments relating… Read More

Medical Considerations in Jungle Warfare Training

Research Paper Title Medical particularities during prolonged demanding activity in a tropical forest. Experience of the tropical forest training center (French Guyana). Background A tropical forest is a hostile environment for humans. The military physician supporting these immersion activities must cope with varied clinical situations with limited resources to reduce operational unavailability. This article reports… Read More

What are the Factors Influencing Selection of Infectious Diseases Training for Military Internal Medicine Residents?

Research Paper Title Factors Influencing Selection of Infectious Diseases Training for Military Internal Medicine Residents. Background Applications to infectious diseases fellowships have declined nationally; however, the military has not experienced this trend. In the past 6 years, 3 US military programmes had 58 applicants for 52 positions. This study examines military resident perceptions to identify… Read More

What are the Predictors of Wellness Behaviours in US Army Physicians?

Research Paper Title Predictors of Wellness Behaviors in U.S. Army Physicians. Background In 2013, the U.S. Army Surgeon General implemented the Performance Triad (P3), an educational initiative to improve health-related behaviours of soldiers throughout the U.S. Army. The components of P3 are Sleep, Activity, and Nutrition with tenet behaviours for each component. This study reports… Read More

What is the Establishment & Strength for RAMC Medical Officers for 2017?

The table below outlines the establishment and strength of medical officers in the Royal Army Medical Corps on 01 June 2017. Table 1: RAMC Establishment & Strength by Rank Rank Establishment Strength Captain 91 90 Major 291 260 Lieutenant Colonel 208 110 Colonel 58 50 Brigadier 4 10 Total 652 520 Note The establishment data… Read More