The Borden Institute was established in 1987 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, to foster and promote excellence in military academic medicine through the development and publication of military medical scholarship. Now located at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, the Borden Institute is an agency of the US Army Medical Center of Excellence.
The Borden Institute publishes and maintains the Textbooks of Military Medicine. The volumes in the series constitute a comprehensive treatise on the art and science of military medicine, covering such diverse topics as biological and chemical warfare, military preventive medicine, military medical ethics, combat behavioral health, harsh environments, and care of combat injuries. Two recent award-winning Textbooks of Military Medicine include Medical Aspects of Biological Warfare and Care of the Combat Amputee.
The Institute also publishes specialty titles, such as the award-winning War Surgery in