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University Neurosurgery resident writes editorial for Wall Street Journal
Published Friday, March 11, 2016 6:00 am

Dr. Richard Menger, PGY-5 resident for the Department of Neurosurgery, wrote an opinion/editorial, “Getting Military Surgeons the Practice They Need to Stay Sharp” for the Wall Street Journal. The piece was published March 11.

Read Dr. Menger’s article here: http://www.wsj.com/articles/getting-military-surgeons-the-practice-they-need-to-stay-sharp-1457737653

Dr. Menger is pursuing a Master in Public Administration at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, where he is the recipient of the Hale Champion Public Service Fellowship. He is completing the research component of his residency at Harvard, exploring healthcare economics and the military healthcare system. This piece stemmed from his work in policy analysis. He is also a lieutenant in the United States Navy (Reserve) Medical Corps.

This marks Dr. Menger’s second Wall Street Journal piece. His letter to the editor, “Don’t Treat Doctors Like Exchangeable Commodities,” was published in 2013.

For questions, please contact Tara Burton at tbullo@lsuhsc.edu or 318.675.5392.

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