Myron Rolle’s journey from NFL to neurosurgery

( CNN) When Myron Rolle, 30, originates his neurosurgery residency at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in June, he will be impelling history.

Before him, “there hasn’t certainly been anybody who I realise doing NFL and neurosurgery, ” the 6-foot-2 onetime NFL player said in an interview with CNN’s chief medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

Now, Rolle will be considering patients and training amid subjects of concern and bicker within the medical field about the security concerns of American football. He wants to help his two worlds — medicine and football — find common ground, he said.

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May 20, 2017 at 10:26 am PDT