I am Deputy Editor for Residents at CORR. The fruits of 28 years of post-nursery school education are described here. Along with Christian Veillette, I help run this site. My other (professional) interests are medical student education and medical economics.
In my spare time, I practice orthopedic surgery.
Words I try to live by, with variable success:
- "'Ladies and Gentlemen. I stand before you now because I never stopped dawdling like an eight-year-old on a spring morning on his way to school. Anything can make me stop and look and wonder, and sometimes learn. I am a very happy man. Thank you.'--The Speech of Felix Hoenikker accepting the Nobel Prize, in its entirety.
- "The man whose life is spent in performing a few simple operations becomes as stupid and ignorant as it is possible for a human creature to become." --Adam Smith
- "You are not obliged to complete the work; but you are not absolved to abandon it either"-Avot
Things I try to recall when my papers get rejected:
- "All significant truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." -Arthur Schopenhauer
- "Being one year head of the crowd is a sure fire way to make money; being ten years ahead is a sure fire way to lose money; and being twenty years ahead is a sure fire way to get crucified" --anon.
- "I am Defeated all the time; yet to Victory I am born" --Emerson.
You (and the spammers) can reach me by email at ortho doc (one word) at-sign post dot harvard dot edu