Union College graduate talks about ER response to Vegas shooting

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The College welcomed back to campus Dr. John Fildes ‘77.

As director of the Las Vegas University Medical Center’s trauma unit, Fildes directed the treatment of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. Last Oct. 1, a gunman opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest Festival, killing 58 people and wounding hundreds.

A number of media outlets covered his talk, including WNYT (the NBC affiliate); WRGB (CBS affiliate), Spectrum News, the Times Union and the Daily Gazette.