Some thoughts for young surgeons
December 15, 2014
It is never too early to start preparing for promotion. As you settle into your first job, make sure that you clearly understand the requirements for promotion.
Requirements differ from institution to institution, and between tracks in a single institution. Just as medical specialties differ, the job description for a junior faculty member and (more…)
November 3, 2014
A young surgeon recently asked me how she could gain more visibility at the national level. Participating in committees for national organizations is a great way to do this.
Committees do most of the work of any organization. Larger and more complex organizations tend to have many more committees than small ones. There is (more…)