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Chris Bickett is originally from South Dakota. He went to the United States Naval Academy where he earned a B.S. in Physics. He then spent about 8 years in the United States Marine Corps. During his time in the Marines, he visited Iraq and Afghanistan and had the chance to live in England for three years. He attended the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland for medical school. He then moved to the Pacific Northwest where he completed a Transitional Year internship, an Emergency Medicine Residency, and an Austere and Wilderness Medicine Fellowship at Madigan Army Medical Center. He is active-duty Army, stationed at Vanderbilt with the Army Military-Civilian Trauma Training Team. His medical interests include wilderness medicine, resource-limited medicine, aerospace medicine, and education. Outside of the hospital, he enjoys painting, weightlifting, tinkering, watching space launches, and trying to keep his two sons from constantly wrestling. He is married to Elisa and has two children Theo (7) and James (3)."


Chris Bickett, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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