Military Surgeon Experience - Part I - The Army Reserve Surgeon with Dr. Scott Armen - #49
This EAST Careercast is supported by the EAST Military Committee and is part 1 of a 2 part series on the Surgeon experience in the Reserves and the National Guard components of the US Army. In part 1, Military Committee co-chair, Dr. Stephanie Streit (Major, USAF), talks to Dr. Scott Armen, the chief of trauma at Penn State University. Dr. Armen joined the Army Reserves after September 11th, 2001. He has served in many roles and deployed multiple times. He now serves as the Consultant to the Surgeon General of the Army Reserves for Trauma and General Surgery as well as the commander of the 629th Forward Resuscitative Surgical Team. He is the expert on what it means to be a surgeon in the reserves and gives insight into how and why to consider serving as a reserve surgeon.
The views expressed here are those of Dr. Streit and Dr. Armen and do not necessarily represent those of the DOD, the DHA, the USAF or US Army.