American medicine has transformed our everyday lives in ways our forefathers would have never thought possible. From 3-D printing to vaccinations and treating traumatic brain injuries, the advancements have meant improved and elongated lives for countless Americans. Whether it is caring for our wounded warriors, restoring health to those who are suffering, or performing life-saving procedures on our unborn children, our achievements in the medical field have given us plenty of reasons to be proud Americans.

Here are a few noteworthy innovators in American medicine: