August 2020 – How about some after-hours shop talk?

AUGUST 2020 • Volume 14, No. 8 From the Editor How are you doing, as we head toward fall in this unusual year? So many folks are deliberating next steps in their careers right now. Whether you are considering a change or hewing to the same path you’ve been on, you may be interested in … Continue reading “August 2020 – How about some after-hours shop talk?”

July 2020 – News and notes on appendicitis and appendectomy.

July 2020 • Volume 13, No. 7 From the Editor Last week my 30-something-year-old next-door neighbor had an emergency appendectomy. She was back home the next day, a little shaky but feeling much better. That got me thinking. Despite appendectomy being one of the surgical topics we cover in our workshops, we haven’t devoted a … Continue reading “July 2020 – News and notes on appendicitis and appendectomy.”

June 2020 – Some perspectives on shoulder surgery.

JUNE 2020 • Volume 13, No. 6 From the Editor As hospitals work to address the backlog of elective surgeries postponed due to COVID-19, we take a look at shoulder surgeries. About 53,000 people in the U.S. have shoulder replacement surgery every year, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).  (That’s in a … Continue reading “June 2020 – Some perspectives on shoulder surgery.”

May 2020 – Tackling the backlog of postponed surgeries.

MAY 2020 • Volume 13, No. 5 From the Editor A collective, though tentative, sigh of relief can be felt worldwide as many hospitals have begun in recent weeks to open up and allow at least some elective surgeries following cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the cancellations were for the best of reasons—to … Continue reading “May 2020 – Tackling the backlog of postponed surgeries.”