There is a reason why Paul Pepe became a doctor, and not in some relatively tame specialty such as dermatology. Or radiology. But the high-stress field of emergency medicine--where he is an innovator, a pioneer, one of the nation's foremost experts. At 55, he is chairman of emergency medical services at UT Southwestern and, by extension, director of the famous Parkland Hospital ER--which round the clock staples and stitches the casualties of one of America's... More >>>
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Swienton, a colonel in the Texas Medical Rangers, called an Air Force general for help during Katrina. He had to find a way to cut through the red tape and get casualties out of the New Orleans airport.