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Holy cow. Military Trauma Surgeons command an operating room full of professionals who will scramble at their orders and do so while making life-and-death decisions. This is serious—make that very serious—power.

The power to cure is one of the highest powers out there, and comes with one of the greatest responsibilities of any job (see Stress).