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COL(R) Robert Adams, MD

Navy SEAL To Army Doc, Delta Force Surgeon, and Other Adventures

(Army, Family Medicine, Navy SEAL, Delta Force Surgeon)

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COL(R) Alfonso "Al" Alarcon, MD

Orthopedic Surgery and Military Medical Leadership Around the Globe

(Army, Orthopedic Surgeon, VA, TRICARE, Humanitarian Missions)

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COL Joseph Alderete, MD

Orthopedic Surgery in Combat and in Support of Special Operations Forces

(Army, Orthopedic Surgeon, Oncology, CFI, Special Operations, Rehabilitation)

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BG(R) Shan Bagby, DMD, MHA

Dentists on the Battlefield and Leading Military Medicine

(Army, Dentist, Oral Surgeon, Mentorship, General Officer)


COL Tyson Becker, MD

Preparing Combat Surgeons for Difficult Operative Situations

(Army, Trauma Surgeon, TSG Consultant, STaRC, Readiness)

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COL Will Bimson, DO

Combat Cardiologist Supporting  US COVID Missions & Deployments Worldwide

(Army, Cardiologist, Ranger, 18th Airborne, COVID-19)

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Lt Gen(Ret) Paul K. Carlton, Jr.,MD

The Innovations and Evolution of Critical Care in the Air

(AirForce, General Surgeon, TSG, CCATT, General Officer, Air Evacuation)


CDR Ramon Cestero, MD

Surgery at Sea and Innovating Surgery at the OR table

(Navy, Trauma Surgeon, Reserves, Inventor, MBA, UT Health)

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COL(R) Kevin Chung, MD

Intensivist/Burn Expert-War Doc

(Army, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, ICU, Burns, USUHS, TSG Consultant, GME)

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MG(R) Jeffery B. Clark, MD

MC Mission Lessons- Desert Storm to Kosovo to Katrina to Abu Ghraib

(Army, Family Medicine, Disaster Relief, Abu Ghraib, MC Chief, General Officer

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BG(R) Norvell "Van" Coots, MD

A Story of Perseverance, Ambition, and a Never Quit Attitude

(Army, Dermatologist, Walter Reed, General Officer)

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MG Telita Crosland, MD

(Army, Family Medicine, MC Chief, Deputy Surgeon General, General Officer)

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COL(R) James "Jim" Czarnik, MD

Ranger Paratrooper Physician Delivering Battlefield Care Under Fire

(Army, Emergency Medicine, Special Operations, Ranger, Paratrooper)

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CSM(Ret) Rudolfo (Rudy) Delvalle

Combat Ranger Medic to WRAMC CSM- Outstanding Soldier Medic

(Army, Enlisted, Combat Medic, Ranger, Walter Reed, CSM)


COL David Doman, MD

“Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgeon Supporting Special Operations”

(Army, Surgeon, Orthopedic, Special Operations)

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Lt Gen(Ret) Mark A. Ediger, MD

Rural Family Doc to 22nd Air Force Surgeon General

(Air Force, Family Medicine, Special Operations, TSG, General Officer)

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Aaron Epstein, MD

Military Medical Veterans and Volunteers- Making a Difference in Ukraine with the GSMSG

(Ukraine, Surgeon, Trauma, Volunteer, Veteran)

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RADM Bruce L. Gillingham, MD

Pediatric Orthopod, Undersea Med Officer and Current Navy TSG

(Navy, Orthopedic Surgeon, Pediatrics, Undersea Medical Officer, TSG, Flag Officer

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MG(R) Elder Granger, MD

Leading Large Healthcare Systems at Home and on the Battlefield

(Army, Hematologist, TRICARE, General Officer)

COL Kirby Gross, MD

“Heeding the Call of Duty after 9/11

(Army, Surgeon, Trauma, JTS)

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CSM(Ret) Althea Green, Ph.D.

Army Medicine's Most Senior Combat Medic Shaping Military Medicine

(Army, Enlisted, Medic, USUHS, MEDCOM CSM)

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Lt Gen (Ret) Bruce Green, MD

20th Air Force Surgeon General Shaping the Future of Military Medicine 

(Air Force, Aerospace Medicine, TSG, General Officer)

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COL Bonnie Hartstein, MD

Army Pediatrician, Emergency Medicine Physician- WarDoc

(Army, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrician, TSG Consultant)

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COL(R) Matthew Hepburn, MD

Infectious Disease Expert in Pandemic Prevention and Response

(Army, Infectious Disease, DARPA, ASAMRIID,COVID-19, Operation Warp Speed)

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COL(R) John B. Holcomb, MD

Revolutionizing Trauma Combat Casualty Care

(Army, Trauma Surgeon, Research, JTS, Trauma Registry, USAISR)


CSM Diamond D. Hough

Leveraging Battlefield Experience to Influence Tomorrow's Medics and Corpsmen

(Army, Enlisted, Combat Medic, MEDCOM CSM)

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COL(R) Kent E. Kester, MD

The importance of Translational Research and Medicine in the Military

(Army, Translational Research, WRAIR, Vaccine)

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MG(R) Kevin C. Kiley, MD

41st Army Surgeon General- Loyalty Down and Choosing the Harder Right

(Army, OB/GYN, Walter Reed, Landstuhl, 10th Mountain Div, TSG, General Officer)

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COL Catherine A. Kimball-Eayrs, MD

Military Pediatrician on the Battlefield and at Home

(Army, Pediatrician, Walter Reed, USUHS, Patient Experience)

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COL David R. King, MD

Army Reserve Trauma Surgeon Supports Special Ops and Civilian Communities

(Army, Trauma Surgeon, Special OPs, Reserves)

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COL(R) Russ Kotwal, MD, MPH

Advancing Battlefield Trauma Care at the Tip of the Spear

(Army, Family Medicine, Ranger, Special OPs, Research, Trauma)

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BG Mary V. Krueger, MD

Leveraging Character, Training and Experience For Mission Success

(Army, Family Medicine, Program Director, 82nd Airborne, Women's Health)

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COL(R) Edward B. Lucci, MD

Disaster Preparedness and CBRN Defense Expert- Response to 9/11

(Army, Emergency Medicine, 9/11, Walter Reed, Bioterrorism, Disaster Medicine)

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MG(R) Sean L. Murphy, MD

Taking Care of Military Members and their Families

(Air Force, Pediatrician, Flight Surgeon, MC Chief, USUHS, General Officer)

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COL(R) Peter Napolitano, MD

OB/GYN WarDoc- Improving Surgical Patient Safety on the Battlefield

(Army, OB/GYN, TeamSTEPPS, USUHS, Women's Health)

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COL Laurel Neff, DO

Three “No Fail” Missions- Mom, Army Officer and Family Medicine Physician 

(Army, Family Medicine, MC Deputy Chief, National Defense University, PME)

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Colonel Paul J Parker, FRCSEd, RAMC

British Army Surgeon: Drones, Advanced Tourniquets and Blood Products

(British Army, Orthopedic Surgeon, Trauma, NHS, Lower Limb, Innovation)

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MG(R) Gale S. Pollock, CRNA

First Female and First Nonphysician Army Surgeon General

(Army, Nurse, ANC Chief, TSG, CRNA)

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COL Samuel L. Preston, DO

Army Psychiatrist Talks Mental Health On and Off the Battlefield

(Army, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, TSG Consultant)

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LTC(R) James Reed, CRNA

Special Operations Nurse Anesthetist and Veteran Suicide Prevention Advocate

(Army, CRNA, Special Operations, USAISR, FRSD, ICU Nurse, Flight Nurse)

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CAPT(Ret) Peter Rhee, MD, MPH

Navy Trauma Surgeon Innovating Tactical Combat Casualty Care

(Navy, Trauma, Surgeon, TCCC)

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COL(R) Evan Renz, MD

From Jumpmaster in the 82nd Airborne Division to Burn/Critical Care Surgeon 

(Army, Trauma Surgeon, Burns, USUHS, USAISR, Patient Safety, BAMC)

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CAPT Joel M. Schofer, MD

Deputy Chief of the Navy Medical Corps- Emergency Medicine WarDoc. 

(Navy, Emergency Medicine, Deputy Chief MC, BUMED,, GTMO)

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LTG(R) Eric B. Schoomaker, MD, PhD

Adapting to the Challenges of a Changing Strategic Landscape

(Army, Hematologist, Oncologist, Walter Reed, TSG, General Officer)

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COL(R) Charles "Chuck" Scoville, DPT

Applying Lessons Learned in War to Improve Amputee Care