Under Pressure: The Surgeon’s Conundrum in Decision Making

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>>Hello, my name is Fabian Johnston and I am an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and I’d like to thank the Journal of the American College of Surgeons for the opportunity to discuss our recent paper. End-of-life decision making is always hard but it’s particularly difficult when a […]


Should Surgeons Have Mandatory Retirement? – Cheddar Sidebar
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Should Surgeons Have Mandatory Retirement? – Cheddar Sidebar

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Here are the mandatory retirement ages for certain professions. For air traffic controllers, it’s 56. For law enforcement officers, it’s 57. For firefighters, it’s 57, and so on. These retirement ages are mandated in order to protect the public from mistakes that come with age. However, surgeon isn’t on the list. A profession that put […]