Tag Archives: Surgery

René G. Favaloro: one world is not enough

Judith N. Wagner Klinikum Grosshadern, LMU München, Germany (Summer 2014)     Dr. René G. Favaloro “If you don’t know exactly where you’re heading by age 30, you won’t have a career in university medicine.” This phrase, which I heard on my first job interview, remained stuck somewhat menacingly in my head. Is it truly […]

Christmas with Dupuytren and Lisfranc

Anne Jacobson Oak Park, Illinois (Fall 2016)   It is Christmas afternoon and I am nestled under a decades-old afghan on my parents’ couch, watching snow drift and swirl across oak-studded fields beneath a pewter sky.  My left foot is wrapped and strapped in a comically oversized boot, and the companion crutches at my side […]