AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 25, Number 1, 2016

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Life in Neurosurgery: All In?

Life in Neurosurgery: All In?

Michael Schulder, MD, FAANS | Departments | Editorial License

Neurosurgery: the jealous mistress, the essence of delayed gratification. Percival Bailey was Harvey Cushing’s longest-serving and arguably most devoted resident. When Bailey was considering marriage, Cushing told him that doing brain surgery required “putting one’s …

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Point: Retirement and the Myth of Sisyphus

Point: Retirement and the Myth of Sisyphus

Patrick J. Kelly, MD, FAANS(L) | Features

Editor’s Note: To read another perspective on retirement, read "Counterpoint: Just Walk Away." Recently, we received a letter in response to the Point and Counterpoint articles from Peter W. Carmel, MD, D. Med Sci. Click here …

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Counterpoint: Just Walk Away

Counterpoint: Just Walk Away

Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FAANS | Features

Editor’s Note: To read another perspective on retirement, read “Point: Retirement and the Myth of Sisyphus.” Recently, we received a letter in response to the Point and Counterpoint articles from Peter W. Carmel, MD, D. …

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Neurosurgeons: Life

Neurosurgeons: Life

AANS Neurosurgeon | Features

Finding a work life balance is challenging. The images in this gallery demonstrate the talents and interests our neurosurgeons have outside of work. This life outside of the OR, clinic, and lab allows for neurosurgeons …

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Tipping the Balance of Work and Life: The Employer on the Scale

Tipping the Balance of Work and Life: The Employer on the Scale

Jeffrey E. Florman, MD, FAANS | Departments | Practice Management

The idea of blending work and pleasure has never really applied to neurosurgical employment. As sad and wrong as that may sound, physician work-life balance is simply not an employer's priority. Instead, health-care institutions are …

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Women in Neurosurgery: Walking the Balance Beam of Life

Women in Neurosurgery: Walking the Balance Beam of Life

Jessica Rabski, MD; Eve C. Tsai, MD, PhD, FAANS | Features

You receive a message from the hospital that your patient with an intracranial hemorrhage suddenly deteriorated neurologically and now requires an urgent decompressive craniotomy. Your son’s fifth birthday party is in an hour.What would you …

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