February 24, 2020
Sudip Bose, physician and combat veteran, will deliver the keynote address at Susquehanna University’s 162nd commencement at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, in the James W. Garrett Sports Complex Field House.
Approximately 500 students are expected to graduate. Baccalaureate will be held Tuesday, May 12, at 8 p.m. in the James W. Garrett Sports Complex Field House, followed by a celebration in the Charles B. Degenstein Campus Center from 9 to 11 p.m.
Bose is one of America’s most experienced doctors in emergency medicine, mass casualty and disaster response, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
A former major in the United States Army, Bose is an Iraq war veteran with 12 years of service. He was recognized as a CNN Hero for serving as the U.S. physician who treated Saddam Hussein after his capture. He served one of the longest continuous combat tours by a military physician since World War II, for which he was awarded the Bronze Star.
Bose is a practicing emergency physician at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, Texas, and serves as medical director for the city of Odessa. He is a clinical professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and is an associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Bose is the co-founder and chief medical officer of liveClinic Inc., a personal health record storage platform. For his outstanding work in medicine, Bose has been recognized as one of the “World’s Leading Physicians” by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals as well as one of “America’s Healthcare Leaders” by the American College of Emergency Physicians.
In continued service to his country, Bose is the founder of nonprofit The Battle Continues, which assists veterans after they’ve returned from war.
Bose has been a featured physician on The Dr. Oz Show, Untold Stories of the ER, and other media outlets and is a regular contributor to Business Insider. His work is focused on increasing healthcare access, awareness and quality for all American families and practitioners.