reckardDr. Paul Reckard is the Associate Trauma Medical Director and Pediatric Trauma Medical Director at Memorial Hospital Central. He received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota and completed his residency in general surgery at the VA Medical Center and Mercy Hospital Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

What are your biggest accomplishments?  Staying married for 37+ years and raising 3 great kids

What are characteristics that you believe every leader should possess?  Patience and listening skills.

What do you do in your spare time?  Photography and hiking

What magazines and books have you read recently?  Jack Reacher novels and Game of Thrones novels

What would be your dream job if you could do anything in the world?   A fighter pilot (glasses kept me from doing this)