Alexander J. Walt Reflections

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Wayne State University Press, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 327 pages
Dr Alexander J. Walt (1923-1996) expanded the breadth of surgical education, believing that a cultured surgeon is a better surgeon. He instructed his residents on the importance of being well-rounded individuals. This is a collection of his selected papers.
 

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Contents

Education and Medical Training
4
Implications of Fragmentation in Surgery on Graduate
13
The Uniqueness of American Surgical Education
23
The Fragile Ecosystem of Resident Serfs Faculty Yogis
41
Can Cost Containment Be Learned in a Surgical Residency?
51
Remarks of CMSS Spring Meeting Forum March 11 1991
61
Medical Education
69
Temptations Challenges
75
Their Historical Connection
167
The Worlds BestKnown Surgeon
173
Disturbing Lessons from the Past
187
The Role of the Surgeon in the Emergency Room
197
or Daniel in the Lions
211
Should the A A S
231
Its Impact on Disaster Planning
241
The Surgical Chairmanship in a Corporate World
251

Medical Centers University Squares Surgical Angles
87
One Mans View
95
The Training and Role of the Surgeon in
105
Commencement Address Wayne State University School
119
Surgical Humanism as
127
Trauma and
133
The Problems of Becoming a Teenager
147
Of Wicked Stepmothers Ugly Sisters and Academic Cinderellas
271
Totems Taboos Torts and Tomorrow
277
A Surgical Perspective
289
The Mythology of Hepatic Trauma or Babel Revisited
299
PUBLICATIONS OF ALEXANDER J WALT
313
CONTRIBUTORS
325
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Schwartz is chair and professor of surgery at the University of Rochester.

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