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A Miracle and a Privilege: Recounting a Half Century of Surgical Advance

A Miracle and a Privilege: Recounting a Half Century of Surgical Advance This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Each surgical student and resident in every training program might be assumed to have a full-time occupation: the study of surgery. But a time-and-a-half preoccupation for each is a focus, in fact, beyond assumption: an intense fascination in the surgeon-in-chief. For better or for worse, the thought processes, preferences, foibles, modus vivendi, motivations, and moods of the surgical chief are communicated to trainees and often emulated by them even more directly, or long after changing, the learned techniques for patient problem solving. Role modeling remains the most potent means of surgical leadership, passing on, in the words of Dr Francis D. Moore, "our surgical DNA" to the next generation of aspirants to the art. I had eagerly awaited the arrival of A Miracle and a Privilege: Recounting a Half Century of Surgical Advance in this continuing absorption with the life of a great educator in the era of rapid expansion http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Surgery American Medical Association

A Miracle and a Privilege: Recounting a Half Century of Surgical Advance

Archives of Surgery , Volume 132 (3) – Mar 1, 1997

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1997 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0004-0010
eISSN
1538-3644
DOI
10.1001/archsurg.1997.01430270108029
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This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Each surgical student and resident in every training program might be assumed to have a full-time occupation: the study of surgery. But a time-and-a-half preoccupation for each is a focus, in fact, beyond assumption: an intense fascination in the surgeon-in-chief. For better or for worse, the thought processes, preferences, foibles, modus vivendi, motivations, and moods of the surgical chief are communicated to trainees and often emulated by them even more directly, or long after changing, the learned techniques for patient problem solving. Role modeling remains the most potent means of surgical leadership, passing on, in the words of Dr Francis D. Moore, "our surgical DNA" to the next generation of aspirants to the art. I had eagerly awaited the arrival of A Miracle and a Privilege: Recounting a Half Century of Surgical Advance in this continuing absorption with the life of a great educator in the era of rapid expansion

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Archives of SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 1, 1997

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