"An engrossing ... story of the author's evolution from a newly minted MD to an expert trauma surgeon."
"Cole presents an extraordinary chronicle of memorable cases--some heartbreaking, some seemingly miraculous--as he details his grueling training to become a surgeon, one who appears never to forget his humanity and humility."
"Fast-paced, realistic and bursting with detail, Trauma is a fascinating look into the frenzied life of a trauma surgeon. It takes us on a journey into the grisly heart of medicine, infusing that journey with compassion and insight." --Dr. Michael Collins, author of HOT LIGHTS, COLD STEEL and BLUE COLLAR, BLUE SCRUBS