Medical Museum Science Café

Keep 'Em Flying at 75—The Organizational Evolution of the Air Force Medical Service

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In person at NMHM
Thursday, September 28, 2023, 6-7 p.m.

National Museum of Health and Medicine
2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring, Maryland, 20910

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Originally a component of the Army Medical Department, the structure of the Air Force Medical Service reflects its own operational imperatives. From evaluating and maintaining fitness to fly at ever greater speeds and altitudes, to organizing and administering a hospital system, and creating an entirely novel system of patient movement, the evolution of the AFMS is an object lesson in organizing to meet the mission and "Keep 'em flying!"


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