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Comment & Response
June 24, 2020

Insights From Senior Surgeons

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  • 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas City
  • 2Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, Wichita
JAMA Surg. Published online June 24, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.1680

To the Editor The article by Stolarski et al1 draws needed attention to the important insights senior surgeons can provide to younger colleagues in the quest to “make the life and career of a surgeon healthier [and] more fulfilling.”1 Unfortunately, up until now, the issues faced by senior physicians have received scant attention,2 missing opportunities to enhance the final phases of the careers of these physicians and improving the lives of those in the pipeline.

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