The bridges the gap: dozens of civilian doctors return to active reserve service

צילום: שי וגנר, דובר צה”ל

Medical Corps completed a unique course designed to train civilian doctors as active reservists serving in the IDF in normal and emergency. “We will be here to help civilians during emergencies,” says one of the doctors.

תאריך: 28/11/2011, 13:55    
מחבר: אביחי חיים, אתר צה”ל

Medical Corps completed last weekend five-week course, designed to train civilian doctors as active reservists serving in the IDF as doctors in the field. The goal of the course is to improve availability of doctors, visceral.
After the course, serve the physicians in the medical corps.

During the course the trained dozens of doctors who serve on active duty service in
Especially in emergencies. Among other things, doctors rehearsed various threat, describing the fall of hundreds of missiles on the Israeli home front, earthquakes and collapse of public and private buildings, casualty events. The course was finished in 8 hours, well into the night in havatzelet Hasharon, near Netanya, in cooperation with the home front command troops of practicing and building collapse rescue victims from the rubble.

Dr. Ayelet Berg, specializes in Gynecology in Mt. Scopus hospital in Jerusalem, told about her choice to advanced cross. ” I wanted to contribute my experience to joke and learn new things. I’m glad for the opportunity given me to who I’m sure donate much more in the near future “, says Dr. Berg.

Another trainee course is Dr. Erez Lange, 36 employee as a urologist at Assaf harofe hospital, which served in the regular service as a “cherry”. He explains that “there is no argument that enough doctors in the address because I was wearing on my regular military service came to contribute to the Israeli experience and fulfill my duties as a doctor.”
He says that “the course took me once to the procedure. It was a good feeling to return to the past, but the future is essential and we are here to take care of the citizens of Israel in case
Emergencies “.

צילום: שי וגנר, דובר צה”ל

Translated from Hebrew