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Tag: travel

My 2021 Bucket List

By Victor Cesar Jr., MD In early 2020, (precisely in March) I was very excited about the future and, as you know, we were suddenly caught by the surprises that this year has brought us. Initially, the fears and doubts of a pandemic changed routines in our daily lives and at work. I have always […]

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A Different Kind of Travel List

By Divya Singh, MD I put down the deposit last week. I had checked cancellation policies and insurance coverage before booking the trip to the Pantanal. 2020 has been challenging for everyone; traveling has been one of many casualties. The year started out well enough—snorkeling and paddling at an eco-resort in Panama in January, the World Ice Art […]

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Travel Therapy

By Carlos Henrique Fernandes, MD Traveling is my therapy to relax I was born in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Raised near Copacabana beach, I spent my leisure time in childhood and adolescence in the beach, engaging in activities such as bodysurfing and beach soccer. It was during medical school and the orthopedics residency […]

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Finding Time For Travel

By Ida K. Fox, MD It is true that summertime is my busy season as a “traumatology hand surgeon” at an academic medical center that provides care to everything from disastrous injuries to high end esoteric transplant and oncology patient complications.  Luckily, I married someone who also has his busy time in the summer (my husband […]

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Racing Across The Bonneville Salt Flats

By Loree K. Kalliainen, MD, MA, FACS That I have spent many summer vacations on a salt desert in Utah never fails to make me smile. Growing up in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, tenting beside a lake, swatting mosquitos, was the norm.  My husband, Kevin Clemens, and I started to go to the Bonneville Salt Flats […]

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The Solution: Mini-Vacations

By Jin Bo Tang, MD Relaxation could be rare for a busy surgeon with an academic burden. However, taking one or two weeks away is not uncommon for surgeons in many countries. How could you find relaxation if you do not regularly take vacation or your schedule cannot afford being entirely away from any profession-related activities? […]

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