I just returned from a graduation of Medical Residents at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium. This is a joint organization of the United States Military and the University of Texas Health Science Center. In attendance were over 300 Army and Air Force Doctors, along with some civilians, who were finishing their medical residency. These are young men and women in their early to late 30s who have spent all of their life getting educated and trained to take care of other people.
I spoke to one general surgeon, aged 32 who told me he has operated on over 1,400 people already. Now that is an apprenticeship program! Some of the doctors were also getting PhD degrees due to