A Doctor’s Experience in War

July 10, 2007

Is the military running short on doctors in Iraq and Afghanistan? According to Mother Jones Magazine, the U.S. Army has only 4,200 physicians on active duty worldwide. We’ll spend this hour with Dr. Kevin Patterson, an emergency room doctor who put himself through medical school by serving in the Canadian Army. Patterson’s article on his experiences in Afghanistan, “Talk to Me Like My Father,” appears in the current issue of Mother Jones.


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