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Life Lessons From an Emergency Room Doc

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Air date: March 4, 2012

Host: Barbara Lewis

Men's & Women's Health Patient Care
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Interview: Louis Profeta, MD
emergency room physician, St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis
author, The Patient in Room 9 Says Heís God



Emergency room physicians live extraordinary lives.

Emergency medicine doctor, author, and storyteller Dr. Louis Profeta chats with Barbara Lewis about re-learning a life lesson he calls "one manís hero, another manís bum." He tells an amusing anecdote that illustrates the highs and lows of his profession.

Dr. Profeta is author of the book The Patient in Room 9 Says He's God. He works at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.