AMERICA'S FRONTLINE WORKERS
Many veterans who served as doctors and nurses during their military service once again are on the frontlines at hospitals and clinics in the ongoing battle against COVID-19. Many more veterans with and without medical experience could join that fight, if some of the hurdles to their participation are addressed quickly.
ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff discusses the needs and opportunities in the health care field with Dr. David Callaway, professor of emergency medicine at Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, chief medical officer of Team Rubicon, and a U.S. Navy veteran.
A CONVERSATION WITH COL. RALPH LAYMAN, MD
For Col. Ralph Layman, a U.S. Army surgeon, joining the Reserves served multiple purposes. It helped pay for his medical degree. It appealed to his sense of adventure. And it satisfied his desire to serve his country on the frontlines, both at home and abroad. He shares his story with WorkingNation editor-in-chief Ramona Schindelheim in this Work in Progress podcast.