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News | March 22, 2024

National Doctor's Day: Meet Col. Matthew Pflipsen

By Khinna Kaminske

In honor of National Doctors’ Day on March 30, Tripler Army Medical Center is featuring one doctor each day this week. The annual observance serves as an opportunity to honor the dedication, skill and unwavering commitment of physicians in providing high-quality care at TAMC and beyond.

Q: How have things changed for doctors in the recent years?
Medical knowledge continues to evolve and expand, while that knowledge has become increasingly easy and quick to get to.

Q: What would you say is the proudest moment at Tripler Army Medical Center, and specifically our TAMC over the last year?
Continually finding opportunities to support our providers, nurses, medics, and staff.  It’s the little wins (and sometimes big wins) that make a difference.
Q: What’s something exciting happening right now at Tripler Army Medical Center?
The Tripler Pool is now open until 6 p.m., making it easier to get in my weekly swims!
Q: What is the most rewarding part of working as a physician in your department?
Working with our residents on the Family Medicine Inpatient Team!
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