A young doctor serves in Africa
Broadcast: Midmorning, 07/22/2009, 10:06 a.m.
One ER physician's desire to heal led him to a contested border town in Sudan, Africa. James Maskalyk treated people for starvation and fought a measles epidemic amid war.
- James Maskalyk: Assistant professor in the University of Toronto's Faculty of Medicine, and a founding editor of the medical journal Open Medicine. His book "Six Months in Sudan" chronicles his medical service in the war-torn town of Abyei in Sudan.