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Facing Life’s Extreme Circumstances and Coming Out a Winner! 

Featuring: Dr. Tom Sims

Today’s guest is Dr. Tom Sims – who while in the midst of his medical training, was swept away by the draft to become a MASH surgeon in Vietnam. But a twist of fate sent him to the Alaskan frontier instead, and there – working far beyond his level of training or experience.

Performing surgery under flashlights, delivering babies in remote Eskimo villages – including delivery of his own son – and traveling over life threatening terrains to deliver health care to people in dire need, were all in a day’s work as Tom vividly described in his book, On Call In The Arctic.

The book shows readers how anyone can survive when life throws them a curveball and they are left with nothing but their instincts to show them what path to follow.

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    Facing Life’s Extreme Circumstances and Coming Out a Winner! 
    Dr. Tom Sims

Facing Life’s Extreme Circumstances and Coming Out a Winner!

  • This adventure happened a long time ago. How did you remember details of all the exciting events you cover in your book?
  •  You begin the memoir with a story of a young man who dies from a drug overdose. Why did you begin the memoir with such a dark tale?
  • What is your favorite memory of time in Arctic that you tell us about in your book?
  • Your book is about meeting challenges, adapting and surviving. Tell us about the presentation you offer that is based upon your book and where do you speak?
  • Anything else new on the horizon?

Learn more about Dr. Tom Sims and his book at

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Dr. Tom Sims

Dr. Tom Sims is a physician, actor, author and speaker. He is author of the exciting memoir On Call in the Arctic: A Doctor's Pursuit of Life, Love, and Miracles in the Alaskan Frontier published by Pegasus Books, and he speaks on the subject Facing Life's Extreme Circumstances and Coming Out a Winner. Tom's nationally publicized memoir is winner of a silver medal in the prestigious Nautilus Book Awards and is a #1 Amazon Bestseller.

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