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Published Sunday, December 25th, 2016

Surgical Innovations as a Result of War

Surgical Innovations as a Result of War

Episode 4, James Cole Jr.

In this episode we hear from Dr. James Cole Jr., an assistant professor of surgery at UW-Madison and also the trauma medical director at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford, Illinois (a UW affiliated facility). Dr. Cole discusses his time as a Navy Medical Officer and his 24 years of military service. In addition, he speaks on the critical role that war has played in facilitating surgical advancements. Recorded 10/05/16

Show Notes

Dr. Cole is author of the book “Trauma: My life as an Emergency Surgeon.”

Dr. Cole gave Grand Rounds on October 5, 2016. Watch here.


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