Tag Archive for ‘surgical career’

Surgeon asked colleagues why they chose the profession: Giants of the era responded

This article describes how some trailblazing surgeons were inspired to pursue the surgical profession and highlights the multiple personal and professional factors that may influence a career in surgery.

The end-of-history illusion and the aging surgeon

Examines the many factors that may contribute to the aging surgeon’s view of retirement and the future of the profession.

surgeons in caps in the OR

Retired surgeons as peer teachers in resident medical education: An underused resource

A viable solution to the surgical workforce shortage could include retired surgeons who often seek out post-retirement teaching opportunities.

Retired surgeon satisfies desire to serve patients through primary care

This column provides advice for general surgeons contemplating retirement, discusses the importance of maintaining active licensure, and looks at the rewards and challenges of moving from general surgery to internal medicine.


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