I thought of not telling this story at all. Recently when it was in the news here it seemed wise to rather bury it altogether. But it is something I experienced and, after all, this blog is about my experiences, so…
Six years in a department gives you enough time to do a few things that can be legendary (like this story). This was one that most at the time thought was one. However, at the time it impacted me on a different level.
The surgery department had a fairly intensive academic session every Tuesday. The highlight was a discussion delivered by one of the registrars on some or other topic. He was required to reference the absolutely newest literature and the standard was very high. It was a big deal. Most guys spent a few months putting their talks together. Read more »
*This blog post was originally published at other things amanzi*