Behind the Badge: From the operating room to the summit

Pearce Bessinger, PA, cares for heart surgery patients at Adventist Health Portland Medical Center. But even when he’s “off the clock” his commitment to lifesaving work continues. When climbers face emergency situations on Mt. Hood, Pearce is part of the specialized emergency team that provides medical aid and rescues. Learn more about Pearce’s passion for helping others in this Behind the Badge spotlight.