Outstanding article on SF trauma center

Are these the values that Sean Hannity and Bill O’Reilly are talking about?  These are the values that I live by.  My good friend, Andre Campbell, MD, is featured in this story. 

From SF Chonicle:

After 13 years doing trauma surgery at San Francisco General Hospital, Dr. Andre Campbell knows just about everything there is to know about calamity, mayhem and long nights. On this Friday evening, when he was on call and tethered to the hospital until Saturday morning, his wife’s leftover meat loaf — his favorite — represented an oasis, a pause to look forward to. So even though he was hungry, he put off eating it.

He was catching up on paperwork in his modest, cluttered office — Campbell is General Hospital’s chief of medicine and is also chairman of surgical education at UCSF — when his beeper sounded about 7:30 p.m. on April 28. A shooting victim rode in an ambulance highballing it toward the Emergency Room three flights below. All through the hospital, the on-call trauma team hurried toward the ER.  more

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