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Welcome to WarDocs! This is a podcast developed and hosted by 3 Army surgeons, Doug, Wayne and Kevin who all possess a passion to honor the legacy and preserve the oral history of Military Medicine and get the amazing stories of these healthcare heroes to our listeners. We will take a behind the scenes look into unique opportunities and experiences told firsthand from current and former military medical professionals and provide interesting and informative content about the mission, history, ...
 
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In this episode you will hear how Dr. King walked into a Boston Army Recruiting Office and said “Hey, I’m a Doctor and I want to join the Army”, a very uncommon scenario in the recruiting world! He describes what drew him to a career in Trauma and Critical Care and how he was part of the initial discussions of developing an Army Trauma Training pla…
 
In this episode you will hear MG(R) Pollock describe her journey into Army Medicine and what led her to pursue a career as an CRNA. She talks about the role of a CRNA on the battlefield and her experiences at multiple medical treatment facilities including Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany and Walter Reed Army Medical Center. She explain…
 
BG Coots describes his lifelong ambition to become a doctor and the perseverance required to accomplish his goal of becoming a Dermatologist. This episode describes his career and deployment experiences in his pathway to becoming the Surgeon General for the US Forces in Afghanistan. He describes his general officer role as well as being a dermatolo…
 
Dr. Kester, a Military Infectious Disease Specialist, explains the critical role of military translational (benchtop research to patient care application) in vaccine development, mental health, traumatic brain injury, and the diagnosis and treatment of pathogens across the globe. He explains the unique role of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Rese…
 
Part 2 Dr. Holcomb describes groundbreaking developments that occurred during the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, including the “rediscovery” of tourniquets, hemorrhage control, and shifts in transfusion paradigms. He describes how battlefield surgical techniques and improvements helped revolutionize Damage Control Surgery and Resuscitation for …
 
Part 1 Dr. Holcomb describes his experiences while deployed to Mogadishu, Somalia, during the “Blackhawk Down” incident and how this shaped his future career in Military Medicine. He shares some stories from his experiences supporting Special Operations Forces early in his career and then from his deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan as a Trauma Sur…
 
We are looking for likeminded individuals who share our passion about honoring the legacy and preserving the oral history of Military Medicine. In this special mini-episode Doug and Wayne will answer the following questions about the podcast: What is the mission of WarDocs and why do we do this? How did WarDocs start and how did the vision evolve? …
 
Lieutenant General (Ret.) Eric B. Schoomaker, MD, PhD, FACP In this 2 part episode you will hear the 42nd Army Surgeon General, Dr. Eric Schoomaker describe how he joined Army Medicine and why he decided to serve over 32 years on Active Duty. He explains the operational and strategic importance of translational research in the Military how Hematolo…
 
Lieutenant General (Ret.) Eric B. Schoomaker, MD, PhD, FACP In this 2 part episode you will hear the 42nd Army Surgeon General, Dr. Eric Schoomaker describe how he joined Army Medicine and why he decided to serve over 32 years on Active Duty. He explains the operational and strategic importance of translational research in the Military how Hematolo…
 
Dr. Russ Kotwal spent nearly 30 years in the military and served on 12 deployments with 75th Ranger Regiment. He stayed with the Ranger community to become the Regimental Surgeon and then U.S. Army Special Operations Command. He is a master parachutist, master flight surgeon, has five bronze stars, two Joint Service Commendation medals for Valor, a…
 
Dr. Russ Kotwal spent nearly 30 years in the military and more than 15 years in operational assignments with the 25thInfantry Division, 75th Ranger Regiment, and U.S. Army Special Operations Command. He conducted hundreds of ground combat and air missions as the senior medical provider. Dr. Kotwal describes his journey to military medicine through …
 
In this episode you will hear Dr. Lucci describe some interesting experiences he had working the FBI Hostage Rescue Team as well as the U.S. Marshals Service in overseas locations. He talks about how he became interested in Bioterrorism Preparedness and how he became a subject matter expert in the Medical Management of Chemical and Biological Warfa…
 
BG (Dr.) Shan Bagby discusses the importance of developing a culture that is diverse and respects the profession of arms. He described the importance of diversity and equity in military culture and how biases can hold back the full potential of the system and leave talent on the table. He describes his leadership experiences as the Commander of Bro…
 
BG (Dr.) Shan Bagby discusses how at an early age a role model dentist inspired him to pursue a career in dentistry. After earning his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree, he then went on to train in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Los Angeles and advance trauma fellowship training at UT Houston. He describes complex cases that helped care for and h…
 
In this episode you will hear Dr. Adams describe his journey as a Naval Academy graduate followed by 12 years in the Navy SEALS which ultimately led him to accept an Army Health Professions Scholarship to attend medical school and join Army Medicine. He trained in Family Medicine at Madigan Army Medical Center and then was stationed at the Center o…
 
In this episode you will hear about how Dr. Gillingham joined the Navy and trained to become a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. He recounts some interesting stories from his deployments as a surgeon and describes the genesis of the Comprehensive Combat and Complex Casualty Care Center and what it was like to be in charge of the Surgical Shock Trauma P…
 
In this episode you will hear Dr. Ediger talk about what led him from an early career as a Rural Family Medicine Doc to join the Air Force to become a Flight Surgeon. He provides a behind the scenes look at what it is like to train to become a Flight Surgeon in the Air Force and support a fighter aircraft squadron. He relates his experiences while …
 
CSM Delvalle is a retired 68W combat medic who conducted a combat jump into Panama, served as First Sergeant in a deployment to Kosovo, and rose to become the Command Sergeant Major of Walter Reed Army Medical Center. In this episode you will hear CSM Delvalle describe how medics serve throughout the military medical system from operational units t…
 
Dr. Volpe, a family medicine physician, has a distinguished career of clinical excellence, leadership and service. In this episode you will hear some exciting and engaging stories from multiple deployments across the globe. Dr. Volpe was involved in Operation Just Cause in Panama in 1989 and then served as Task Force Ranger Surgeon during the Battl…
 
In this episode you will hear Dr. Sears describe how Navy Medical Personnel are able to provide quality medical care while at sea, often with limited resources and direct support. She provides some examples of challenging cases she faced as a General Medical Officer aboard the USS McKee. Dr. Sears explains why sub-specialty surgeons such as herself…
 
Dr. Krueger currently serves as the Commanding General of the Army Atlantic Regional Health Command In this episode you will hear about how Dr. Krueger utilized her Public Health education to assist the healthcare mission in Afghanistan in 2003. She shares some stories from her time at Fort Bragg as the Residency Director for Family Medicine taking…
 
Dr. Wirt is currently the Chief of the Department of Radiology at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC). In this episode you will hear about his journey from enlisting in the Army and going through Officer Candidate School to be commissioned as a Chemical Corps Officers. He explains how this experience prepared him for his distinguished career in Milit…
 
After completing a stint as the XVIII Airborne Corps Command Surgeon, Dr. Bimson is currently a student at the Army War College. In this episode you will about what a Cardiologist can do downrange as Dr. Bimson describes deployment experiences in Iraq (2007) and Afghanistan (2011). Taking the road less travelled by physicians, he describes his expe…
 
Dr. Starnes is a vascular surgeon at Harborview Medical Center and is the Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery and Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery for UW Medicine in Seattle, Washington. In this episode Dr. Starnes shares his experience of being one of the first responders at the Pentagon on 9/11 and taking charge of managing the most …
 
Dr. Napolitano is a Professor of OB/GYN at the University of Washington and at USUHS In this episode you will hear how a Maternal-Fetal Medicine subspecialist utilized his surgical skills to expand the capabilities of deployed Combat Surgical Hospitals. Dr. Napolitano tells some incredible clinical stories of how deployed healthcare teams come toge…
 
Dr. Hepburn currently serves within the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) In this episode Dr. Hepburn shares stories and insights from his decades of experience as an Army Infectious Disease Physician. He talks about leading domestic and international clinical research efforts on biodefense products while at the U.S. Army M…
 
Dr. Carlton has a distinguished career of clinical excellence, leadership and service. Lt. Gen. (Ret) Carlton served as the 17th Surgeon General of the Air Force In this episode you will hear about the history of Air Evacuation in the military and how Dr. Carlton was instrumental in developing the Flying Ambulance Surgical Trauma Team (FAST) which …
 
Dr. Murphy retired in 2021 and most recently served on Active Duty as the Deputy Surgeon General of the Air Force. In this episode Dr. Murphy shares stories about growing up in a family of Irish Cops and his journey to the Air Force Academy and then becoming an Air Force Pediatrician. He talks about the importance of military pediatricians and thei…
 
Dr. Schofer currently serves as the Deputy Chief of the Medical Corps (MC) at the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED). In this episode Dr. Schofer shares his insights and stories from deployed experiences from OEF/OIF both as a General Medical Officer and later as an Emergency Medicine physician aboard the USS Pearl Harbor supporting the 15…
 
Dr. Renz currently serves as Deputy to the Commander at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC). In this episode you will hear about the experiences Dr. Renz had and lessons he learned a completing a Senior Executive Fellowship at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and earning his master’s degree in Public Health and Health Policy at the Harvard Sc…
 
Dr. Renz has a distinguished 30+ year career in Army Medicine characterized by clinical excellence, leadership and service. In this episode you will hear about the experiences Dr. Renz had as a Medical Service Officer with the 82nd Airborne Division where he became Ranger qualified and served as a jumpmaster. He then served as an operations officer…
 
Dr. Alarcon has a distinguished career of clinical excellence, leadership and service. After 30+ years in the Army Medical Corps he currently is an Orthopedic Surgeon and the Director of Surgery and Specialty Care at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, St. Cloud VA Health Care System. In this episode you will hear about some of the amazing experie…
 
Dr. Kiley has a distinguished career of clinical excellence, leadership and service. After serving as Army TSG he went on to Chair the Dept of OB/GYN at Albany Medical College and is now retired from active practice. In this episode you will hear some entertaining and inspiring stories and valuable insights from a remarkable clinical and administra…
 
Mr. Paul Parker is a Consultant Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon with over 23 years’ experience specializing in injuries of the lower limb. He is the British Army's most senior Orthopedic Consultant, and has a busy NHS practice at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, the UK's largest level 1 trauma center. The only consistent lesson of history is t…
 
MG Clark recently retired after 35+ years in the Army Medical Corps. His most recent roles on Active Duty were Deputy Commanding General for Operations of the U.S. Army Medical Command and Chief of the Army Medical Corps On this episode you will hear about the incredible experiences Dr. Clark had as an Army Medical Officer as he tells you about val…
 
In this episode, MG Daniel Walrath describes his experience with a life-threatening combat injury in remote northeast Afghanistan as Commander of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team of the 101st Airborne Division in 2012. While on combat infantry patrol, his unit encountered 2 suicide bombers who detonated explosive vests that resulted in the death of 4 so…
 
In this episode COL (Dr.) Joseph “Joe” Alderete describes the Center for the Intrepid and the amazing advancements in rehabilitation, limb salvage, and amputee care that have been developed from over 20 years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan. Here about the latest in cutting edge research to help soldiers and elite professional athletes, such as NFL …
 
In this episode COL (Dr.) Joseph “Joe” Alderete discusses a life-changing experience that led him to become a military orthopedic surgeon and how a mentor influenced his decision to train in orthopedic surgical oncology. Find out how special operations and surgical military assets bring lifesaving surgical care near the tip of the spear and unique …
 
Dr. Neff is a Board-Certified Family Medicine Physician who is currently attending War College. She has held numerous academic and leadership positions in Army Medicine In this episode Dr. Neff describes her experiences providing care in remote locations such as Korea and Alaska and participating in a Medical Readiness Exercise in Cambodia. She tal…
 
Dr Cestero is a trauma surgeon, surgical intensivist and a Navy Reservist with over 19 years in the military. Commander Cestero served as an active-duty Navy trauma surgeon for 10 years, completing seven deployments throughout his career including three to combat zones in Iraq and Afghanistan. In this episode Dr. Cestero describes how Navy Medicine…
 
Dr. Turabi is a Board-Certified Anesthesiologist and Fellowship Trained in Pain Medicine. He currently is in the US Army Reserves and is Chief of Pain Medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore, MD. In this episode Dr. Turabi describes a dramatic effort to save one of his unit’s nurses when stationed at Hamid Karzai International Airport (HKI…
 
Dr. Czarnik is a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physician and serves as the Deputy Chief of Staff, Surgeon of US Army Special Operations Command In this episode we continue our conversation with Dr. Czarnik as he describes some memorable cases he had as a military Emergency Medicine Physician. He talks about the critical role medics play in sup…
 
Dr. Czarnik is a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physician and serves as the Deputy Chief of Staff, Surgeon of US Army Special Operations Command In this episode hear about what military operational medicine physicians do and about the Ranger’s combat jump into Afghanistan after 9/11 as well as providing care under fire in austere locations with…
 
Dr. Crosland is a Board-Certified Family Medicine Physician and serves as the Army Deputy Surgeon General and Chief of the Army Medical Corps In this episode she describes the role of Army Deputy Surgeon General and what value military medicine brings to the warfighters both in support and strategy development. She provides insights into how milita…
 
Dr. Tyson Becker is a fellowship trained Army trauma surgeon and consultant to the US Army Surgeon General for General Surgery In this episode he describes how surgeons must be prepared for operating outside their normal comfort with a story about needing to do a neurosurgery in a remote location at 7500 feet when weather prevented evacuation. He a…
 
Dr. Hartstein is a dual boarded Army Pediatrician and Emergency Medicine Physician and the Army Emergency Medicine Consultant to the Surgeon General. On this episode learn the role of emergency medicine physicians on the battlefield and the challenges that emergency medicine physicians face in the military. Dr. Hartstein also discusses mass casualt…
 
Dr. Preston is an Army psychiatrist and the Chief of the Office of the Surgeon General, Behavioral Health Division. On this episode learn why psychiatrists and behavioral health expertise is critical to the Military wartime mission, and what psychiatrists do in a war zone. Hear how psychiatrists are force multipliers by ensuring good mental health …
 
Dr. Kimball-Eayrs is an Army pediatrician and the is the Army General Pediatrics Consultant to the Surgeon General. On this episode learn why pediatricians are critical in the Army and what pediatricians do on the battlefield and at home. She describes lessons learned downrange as well as at Combat Unit training centers in the U.S. She explains wha…
 
Dr. Shackelford is an Air Force trauma surgeon and Chief of the Joint Trauma System. She discusses the development of the Joint Trauma System and how we use the data from the battlefield to guide trauma surgery going forward. She also discusses why she focuses much of her research on prehospital battlefield care, as many as 90% of the battlefield c…
 
Dr. Chung is a critical care physician and Chair of Medicine at Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland. In this episode he discusses the role of critical care physicians on the battlefield and how his military career in burn medicine and critical care helped innovate battlefield care. He tells the story of how the death of six critical…
 
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