Resident Review  |   July 2019
The Importance of Five Minutes
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Resident Review   |   July 2019
The Importance of Five Minutes
ASA Monitor 7 2019, Vol.83, 44-45.
ASA Monitor 7 2019, Vol.83, 44-45.
‘Unexpected death of a colleague,’ I read in the subject line.
As I combed through the remainder of the email, I came to learn that a second-year resident had died in a car accident near his hometown. It was his name that gave me pause.
Just a few weeks prior, I entered one of the campus cafeterias for a meal. There, I noticed a young man sitting alone wearing a navy-blue jacket. A University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine crest was stitched on his chest.
“Hey, man – I happened to notice your jacket. Did you attend UPenn?”
“Yeah, I did. I’m Joe! Nice to meet you.”
1 Comment
August 8, 2019
David Donaldson
Parkview Hospital
Well said
This article was very well said and done. I have thought the exact same thing being in practice for more than 20 years but just never put into words. Thank you
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