Month: June 2016


Finding Comfort in Silence

23 Jun 2016

  By Madeline Torres It was another night in the SICU: 5:30 pm sign out, resident rounds, and dinner. As usual, I’d go into Mr. X’s room to examine him and make small talk with his wif...


#AWSfood4thought : Here’s to the Dads

20 Jun 2016

By Heather Logghe This Father’s Day I would like to give special thanks to the dads who lovingly support their women surgeon partners. My husband, Chris, has been one of them. I embarked on my...


Look for the Helpers – A Surgeon-in-Training’s Thoughts on the Orlando Shooting

16 Jun 2016

By Brittany Bankhead-Kendall As events unfold and I wonder if some day my own trauma pager will have the words "mass casualty" on it, and on how sad that is, I am reminded of a great quote: "Whe...


June is National Safety Month

10 Jun 2016

As a trauma surgeon, I should be thinking about safety all the time, and writing about it should be easy.  But when I really sat and thought about safety, I found that it’s more difficult than one ...