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Tag: lessons

Some Lessons Are Given the Hard Way

By Michael J. Schreck, MD, FAAOS Bad outcomes and complications happen to us all as surgeons. If you don’t have complications, either you don’t operate or you have your head buried in the sand. I am still fairly early in my career, however I have certainly had my share of poor outcomes. My range of […]

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Keeping the Lessons Close

By Amber R. Leis, MD, FACS I credit my career as a hand surgeon to two women: Dr. Frances Sharpe and Dr. Sharon Kalina. I rotated with them during my third year of residency, and they were among my earliest exposures to the specialty. Dr. Kalina was an extremely thorough teacher, regularly pulling me into […]

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