Dr. Roger White of Mayo Clinic is the Co-Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Medical Transport System and overall medical game-changer. Dr. White is re-writing history with the countless lives he is saving and cutting edge changes to the medical community.
While on vacation in Italy, White received a phone call in the midst of dinner. It was emergency medical services calling from Rochester Minn., about a patient in cardiac arrest. Without hesitation, White leapt into action and began directing the paramedics on what to do next. (Something he does anytime his Bat phone rings)
In this show, we get an exclusive look into the life of a great American hero, Dr. Roger White.
More about Dr. Roger White
Roger D. White, M.D., FACC, is Professor of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and a consultant in the Department of Anesthesiology as well as Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN. He is the Medical Director of the City of Rochester and Olmsted County Early Defibrillation Program. He is also Co-medical Director of Gold Cross/Mayo Clinic Medical Transport and Principal Investigator with the Mayo Clinic Therapeutic Hypothermia Program. He was chair of the Board of Directors of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians in 1983 and again in 1994. Dr. White is a member of the National Association of EMS Physicians, American College of Cardiology, American Society of Anesthesiologists, and the Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists. He is a reviewer for Resuscitation, Annals of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Circulation. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. In 2004 Dr. White received the Hans Dahll Award at the Emergency Cardiovascular Care Update Conference.
On-going clinical research includes assessment of patient outcomes following cardiac arrest, evaluation of performance of biphasic waveforms in clinical settings, and therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest.
Dr. Roger White’s bibliography includes 327 publications, the majority pertaining to emergency cardiac care.