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Cognitive dissonance, unhappy physicians and burnout

Emotional intelligence has been widely accepted as an important element of leadership. The seminal work of Daniel Goldman informs us that the education of...

A modest proposal: Let’s eat the trauma surgeons

Well folks, after more than two years of the pandemic, racial injustice, and medical misinformation, I have decided it is time to return to...

SVS news

CLTI: Translating guidelines into practice

Clinical practice guidelines (CPG) are integral to helping achieve optimal patient care. The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) clinical guidelines are evidence-based and the...

‘STEPtember’ asks surgeons to walk the walk

Most American adults take an average of 5,000 steps per day. In fact, this simple act—getting out and moving—can be the key to prevention...

Commentary

If one were to ask the average citizen where cutting-edge technology is developed, the most probable answer would be “private industry”; think Apple, Tesla, Uber. This lies in the belief that the U.S. government is slow, risk-averse and cumbersome...

VAM news

It all started around the late 1970s, early 1980s. Back then, recalls Frank J. Veith, MD, the notion of aggressively pursuing limb salvage in a gangrenous foot or toe went against the grain of current thinking. What Veith and...