By Mary Owen
One of Santiam Hospital’s newest doctors has a heart for medicine that goes back to his high school days.
“I was immersed in healthcare early on and always was intrigued,” said Dr. Steve Vets, who started his career as an emergency medical technician while in high school. “It is a very complex and interesting world.”
His first step into the medical field led to more: orderly, emergency room technician, nurse and finally, doctor.