Tag Archive for ‘profession of surgery’

Surgeons as employees: Is the lining always golden?

The allure of hospital employment and the financial incentives for hospitals to recruit physicians as employees are covered in this column.

Medicine still a noble calling, despite outside interference

In this month’s column, the author explains why he considers surgical practice an enduring and worthy profession.

Is medicine still a good profession? Reflections of a retired surgeon

This column is intended to provide an opportunity for surgeons at every stage of their career to discuss their concerns regarding the practice and profession of surgery. The inaugural column offers the perspective of a retired surgeon with regard to whether surgeons should encourage young people to pursue a career in medicine and the importance of mentorship.


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