(YourDigitalWall Editorial):- Lafayette, Indiana Nov 15, 2023 (Issuewire.com) – The United States Volunteer Reserve Corps (US VRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of COL Julian Ungar-Sargon, MD, as the Division Command Surgeon.
This distinguished position, conferred by the Commanding General, underscores COL Ungar-Sargon’s exemplary record and commitment to advancing healthcare, medical training, and disaster preparedness within the military and civilian realms.
COL Julian Ungar-Sargon, a highly esteemed neurologist and pain management specialist, has consistently exhibited unwavering dedication to patient care, coupled with innovative approaches to pain management. His extensive background in electrodiagnosis, and pain therapies, and his military experience make him an invaluable asset to the US VRC’s mission.
Dr. Julian Ungar-Sargon’s illustrious journey began with medical training in England, where he earned his MD from The Royal London Hospital Medical College, London University. His pursuit of knowledge led him to Harvard University for a Master’s, then Brandeis University, where he earned a Ph.D. in Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Literature, further enriching his multidimensional expertise.
Throughout his illustrious career, COL Ungar-Sargon has shared his knowledge with future generations of medical professionals. He has held teaching positions at esteemed institutions such as the Harvard Medical College and the Medical College of Pennsylvania, fostering excellence in the medical field.
Moreover, COL Julian Ungar-Sargon’s commitment extends beyond traditional medical realms. He recognizes the profound influence of spirituality on pain management and incorporates spiritual and religious factors into his treatment approach. His efforts to explore the connection between spirituality and pain, as demonstrated through his blog and website, provide invaluable insights and support to individuals seeking a holistic approach to their recovery and well-being.
COL Julian Ungar-Sargon’s service extends to the Indiana Guard Reserve (IGR), where he served for a decade. His roles included Physician Company Commander of the Medical Command, XO of the 19th Medical Regiment, and a Medical Advisor for Professional Development at the IGR Training Academy. He also developed and continues to direct the “Field Combat Casualty Course” for the State Guard Association of the United States (SGAUS), fulfilling requirements for the SGAUS Expert Medical Badge (EMB).
In his new role as the US VRC Division Command Surgeon, COL Julian Ungar-Sargon will provide critical counsel to US VRC Commander JAMES BOLT. He will play an integral role in evaluating opportunities and establishing US VRC’s medical command. The Commander General intends to establish one or more Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) in states with a critical mass of medical, healthcare and trained support personnel. This initiative not only bolsters disaster preparedness and response capabilities but also enhances recruitment, fundraising, and networking with civil authorities, Emergency Management Agencies (EMAs), and Public Health organizations while strengthening ties with Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD).
About U.S. Volunteer Reserve Corps (US VRC):
The U.S. Volunteer Reserve Corps (US VRC) is an essential component of disaster response and preparedness efforts, working in collaboration with civil authorities, EMAs, Public Health organizations, and VOAD partners. The US VRC recruits medical and healthcare professionals, alongside trained support personnel, to establish the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) in states nationwide, reinforcing readiness and response capabilities. The US VRC emphasizes the acquisition of fundamental medical skills and aims to provide comprehensive aid and support in times of need.
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