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Ed Gavagan: A story about knots and surgeons
One day, Ed Gavagan was sitting on the subway, watching two young med students practicing their knots. And a powerful memory washed over him -- of one shocking moment that changed his life forever. An unforgettable story of crime, skill and gratitude. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
Women in Surgery: Courage Commitment Compassion | Kimberly M. Dalal, M.D. | TEDxSantaCatalinaSchool
Kimberly Dalal asks the question "Why? Why are there fewer women in surgery than men?" In this poignant and inspiring talk, Dalal shares her personal story of courage, commitment, and compassion serving as a surgeon in the armed forces. Her heartwarming story is an example of how one woman can defy the statistics. Dr. Kimberly Moore Dalal is the medical director of Surgical Oncology at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, and medical director of Pancreas Surgical Oncology at the California Pacific Medical Center, Sutter Health. Dr. Dalal was awarded a four-year U.S. Air Force ROTC scholarship to attend college and was named the 1991 U.S. Air Force ROTC Cadet of the Year. She graduated from Harvard College magna cum laude. While serving at Travis Air Force Base in the United States Air Force as Chief Surgical Oncologist, Lieutenant Colonel Dalal was deployed to Afghanistan. In 2010, Dr. Dalal began to care for patients as a community general surgical oncologist in Burlingame, CA, and cultivated relationships with physicians and patients in a larger geographic area in Northern California and established a collaborative, multidisciplinary pancreas surgical oncology program in Sutter Health. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
A surgeon’s journey (Chancellor's Lecture Series)
The 2018 Chancellor’s Lecture was presented by Professor Peter Choong on 16 August 2018. Professor Choong (St Vincent’s Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre) is a world-leading cancer surgeon and pioneer in limb-sparing surgery. Entitled 'A surgeon’s journey: Innovating cancer care through science, dreams and hope', Professor Choong offered a compassionate perspective into what it means to operate at the forefront of medical innovation that is changing lives. From bedside to breakthrough; how has technology enhanced cancer care? And what does the future look like for those affected by bone and soft tissue cancers?
Becoming a Surgeon: a Profession or a Mission | Valentin Calu | TEDxCambridgeSchoolofBucharest
An emotional talk on the power of motivation and hard work and dedication. Becoming a surgeon can be both a challenge and a blessing. Ph.D., M.D., Elias University Hospital, "Carol Davila" University, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Dr. Jonathan C. Levy, Orthopedic Surgeon, Inspiration and Passion
Dr. Jonathan C. Levy talks about what inspired him to become a doctor and his passion to help people with shoulder and elbow issues. He expresses his enthusiasm for work and life. Dr. Levy works at Holy Cross Hospitals' Orthopedic Institue located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Learn more about Dr. Levy at https://orthopedics.holy-cross.com/jonathan-levy-md.
Giants of Cardiothoracic Surgery: Professor Martin Elliott
In this interview, Shruti Jayakumar and Martin Elliott discuss his path to and experience in congenital heart surgery. Learn more: https://www.ctsnet.org/article/giants-cardiothoracic-surgery-professor-martin-elliott The Cardiothoracic Surgery Network (CTSNet) connects the global cardiothoracic community through communication, collaboration, education, and interaction amongst cardiothoracic surgeons and their teams across the globe. CTSNet provides a broad range of video and text-based educational content, the premier job board across all of cardiothoracic surgery, profile pages for cardiothoracic surgeons and individuals associated with the specialty, and a calendar of events related to the specialty. Find even more content on our website: https://www.ctsnet.org/ Connect with us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CTSNet/ Connect with us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ctsnetorg
Beyond Mastery: How a Heart Surgeon Found His Own Heart | Paul Fedak | TEDxCalgary
What can someone doing heart surgery teach the rest of us? Dr. Paul Fedak delivers a talk that offers a rare glimpse into the process of becoming of a cardiac surgeon. He explores with humour, humility and humanity what it means perform at peak performance, when literal lives hang in the balance. Non heart surgeons will be inspired by his story. The UFO procedure he describes is a masterclass on how to blend together heart, mind and skill, in any endeavour, and a unique example of leadership in the face of uncertainty. Those looking to navigate towards peak performance in their own work individually or within their organization, in uncertain times will find this talk focused on mastery particularly helpful. This talk received a standing ovation at TEDxCalgary on Nov 3 2018. A cardiac surgeon and scientist at the University of Calgary, Dr. Fedak is committed to the innovation and translation of new surgical therapies for patients with advanced heart disease. He has pioneered several novel surgical techniques, and leads a collaborative research effort with Northwestern University to better understand risk prediction around heart disease. A cardiac surgeon and scientist at the University of Calgary, Dr. Paul Fedak is committed to the innovation and translation of new surgical therapies for patients with advanced heart disease. He has pioneered several novel surgical techniques, and leads a collaborative research effort with Northwestern University to better understand risk prediction around heart disease. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
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