Author Archives: Guest Blogger

Q: Can you provide an example of the learning takeaways that Duke Anesthesiology residents gain from their global health mission trips?

A: In March, we spent a week in Jacmel, Haiti, providing anesthesia care and helping to improve the education of Haitian doctors and nurses caring for patients in the perioperative period. The days were long, mostly pushing 14 hours, but we worked with wonderful folks to take excellent care of...

Read more

Q: Is leadership teaching offered for residents of Duke Anesthesiology? If so, what is the department’s preferred model?

Q: What is leadership in anesthesiology? A: Hauck: For the leadership development program for the residents, we use the Duke Healthcare Leadership Model as our guide. Each of the five core competencies (integrity, emotional intelligence, teamwork, selfless service, and critical thinking) and the core principle of patient centeredness are integral...

Read more

Q: During the whirlwind of interview season, how will I know which residency program is the best fit for me? And, do you have any advice as to what I should specifically look for/ask during the interview process?

A: You spend three years of medical school trying to figure out what you want to be when you grow-up, and then you spend a lot of your own (or your parents’) money and frequent flyer miles trying to figure out where you want to train for the job you...

Read more