Air Force aims to train surgeons in robotic techniques

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The Air Force Medical Service is concerned about keeping its surgeons up to date with the latest techniques and technologies, similar to how it updates pilots and aircraft with air commands. The Medical Service has looked for places train its surgeons in the latest robotics. One example is the new Institute for Defense Robotic Surgical Education. Air Force Major Joshua Tyler, director of robotics at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, discussed the issue on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

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