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Surgery | Surgery

michael-ruhlman's picture
Oct.21.2008
I've always been fascinated by people who are intensely engaged in their work--teachers, chefs, boat builders, primarily craftsmen, people who work with their hands. When a friend told me about a surgeon at a hospital not far from my house who operated on babies' hearts every day and was world-...
carol-wiley-cassella's picture
Sep.17.2008
     Dr. Marie Heaton is an anesthesiologist at the height of her profession. She has worked, lived, and breathed her career since medical school, and she now practices at a top Seattle hospital.  Marie has carefully constructed her professional life according to empirical truths, to the science...