VA Roulette 1

“If you’ve seen one VA hospital,” the young doctor told me, “you’ve seen one VA hospital.” I’m lying about the doctor being young, because he is the same age as me, but “young” is how I’ll always know him because we grew up together in small town Oklahoma. At least he grew up; I was just hanging on from one day to the next. He now speaks from having practiced his profession in the VA system and my opinion comes from having been a patient in the VA system from when I got…

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Enrolled Cherokee, 9th grade dropout, retired judge, associate professor emeritus, and (so far) cancer survivor. Memoir: Lighting the Fire (Miniver Press 2020)

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Steve Russell

Steve Russell

Enrolled Cherokee, 9th grade dropout, retired judge, associate professor emeritus, and (so far) cancer survivor. Memoir: Lighting the Fire (Miniver Press 2020)