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...

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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...

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