Rod Tanchanco writes medically-themed non-fiction focused on historical events and their human narratives. He is the author of First Patients and his articles have appeared in Time.com, TheAtlantic.com, History News Network, Intima, Medical Economics, and KevinMD.com. He is an internist, Fellow in the American College of Physicians, with three decades of experience. Rod has worked as a primary care physician, hospitalist, research doctor, and medical director for global healthcare organizations.
He is also a champion archer, avid photographer, backyard bird-watcher, husband to a saint, father to two grown children, and loyal butler to a ridiculously cute cavapoo.