John W. McGill, MD
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Dr. McGill graduated from the University of Vermont Medical School. He completed his residency training in emergency medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center.
Dr. McGill is president of Doctors Without Borders, heading the U.S. branch of Médecins Sans Frontières, which now has branches in eighteen countries. The organization fields some two thousand volunteers, including about six hundred physicians, representing more than forty nationalities. The 1999 Nobel Peace Prize went to the international organization for providing medical care in out-of-the-way places to victims of famines, wars, epidemics, and other catastrophes.