The rad wizard is pretty sucky at being a wizard, where as the medic is about to incinerate the entire security staff of the base.
Not too much of a surprise after the very obvious foreshadowing, but the result is going to be awesome either way.
Excellent! You can cast attack spells on friendly characters! So we're not talking one of those whimpy designs where they take away your chance to melt the party leaders face or explode the healer, because you're not trusted with being able to actually select a target yourself