ICU doctor announces Democratic bid for governor

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 23, 2021 3:57 PM CT | Published: August 23, 2021 1:23 PM CT
<strong>Dr. Jason Martin (surrounded by his wife and three daughters) announced his bid for governor outside the emergency department at Nashville General Hospital on Monday, Aug. 23.&nbsp;Martin highlighted his personal experience caring for patients dying of COVID.</strong> (Ian Round/Daily Memphian)

Dr. Jason Martin (surrounded by his wife and three daughters) announced his bid for governor outside the emergency department at Nashville General Hospital on Monday, Aug. 23. Martin highlighted his personal experience caring for patients dying of COVID. (Ian Round/Daily Memphian)

Jason Martin treats COVID-19 patients in a Nashville hospital and has been one of the biggest critics of Gov. Bill Lee’s handling of the pandemic.

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Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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