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: Did you see one, before doing one?

A: See one, do one, teach one. This is an age-old phrase in medical education. I can write about the pros and cons of this teaching approach, but here I wanted to primarily write about the importance of seeing one. A few months ago, I was orienting our newest residents...

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