Synopsis

June 12, 2016, happened to be a Sunday and many of us were expected to be in our church pulpits or at least on the platform for morning service. It also fell during Ramadan, so my Muslim chaplain had been fasting. Regardless, our feelings were that we had to be at ORMC Level One Trauma Center and do what we do every day: identify the patients, obtain next-of-kin contact information and notify them their loved one was here.