FORT HOOD, Texas – Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center (CRDAMC) is a recipient of the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (USUHS) 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award. During ceremonies held Feb. 28 at the Fort Hood hospital, Col. David R. Gibson, CRDAMC commander, accepted the award from Brig. Gen. Chuck Potter (Ret., USAF), assistant vice president for USUHS university programs. CRDAMC also received recognition from the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine from foundation president, Maj. Gen. Joseph Caravalho (USA, Ret.).

From left, Potter, Gibson and Col. Derek Linklater, CRDAMC director of graduate education. CRDAMC was selected for the annual award for its teaching, clinical and administrative role in shaping the Military Health System’s next generation of physicians, advanced practice nurses and scientists.