There are many ways to define success, and Ben Sutton defines it by the lives he impacts.
That belief led him to Carolina’s radiologic science program two years ago and will now send him on a mission to bring better, more personal health care to veterans.
To Sutton, radiology is about helping people for the greater good, even when it’s not easy. When Sutton started the online radiologic science program at Carolina, he had a full-time job and was married with one child.
“It’s hard to explain, but it’s worth it. I’d do it all again,” Sutton said. “In two years, I’ve made an impact on a bunch of lives. If you can help one person, it’s worth it.”
His experiences with his patients is what continues to drive Sutton and solidify his passion.
“It’s very touching. You know you’re good with patients, but it just affirms that this method of patient care works because you’re actually impacting patients’ lives,” he said.