If you want to become a licensed doctor, you need to know about military medicine. That’s the result of a small coalition of physicians and a former Congressman who made enough noise to get the attention of the licensing community.
Brian Baird, a former Democratic member of congress and licensed clinical psychologist, organized a campaign and helped convinced the National Board of Medical Examiners to ensure that all three parts of the licensing exam for prospective physicians include questions on military medicine.
Former military members in the United States now exceed 14 million, many with unique medical problems that stem from serving in war zones.
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