How to Ace Your Surgery Rotation. Karen Horvath, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery Residency Program Director University of Washington. Objectives. Goals of rotation Role as student & ‘performer’ Insights into the other side Practical tips from UW. What are your goals?. Goal #1.
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How to Ace Your Surgery Rotation
Karen Horvath, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Residency Program Director
University of Washington
What are your goals?
Goal #2 for your surgical rotation is to make a contribution – over and over and over again.
Surgery is a team sport!
The interns / residents as your ‘audience’.
A primary goal of internship is learning to avoid sabotage.
Substitutes for hard work
You don’t want to go here.
“Cleaning latrines: it's one way to learn that each man's labor is as important as another's.” – M. Gandhi
Bruce C. Gilliland, M.D.Professor of MedicineDivision of RheumatologyProfessor of Laboratory MedicineAdjunct Professor of MicrobiologyAmerican College of Rheumatology Master
1931 - 2007
“If I’d known what it was like to be a patient, I’d have been a much kinder doctor.”
Bruce Gilliand, MD