Good morning from Ethiopia!! It is a cool, crisp morning here in Addis. I hear rising and falling tones of the man singing his praises from the nearby church. Small red and gray finches are darting through the garden, picking and searching for their morning meal. My coffee steams in a lazy arc as I watch the sky lighten. The rains appear to have ceased. The seasons have changed.
Every year I make decisions to try to improve my knowledge, learn something new, and maybe develop a new skill. As an orthopedic surgeon some of these efforts, of course, are aimed at continuing education. I read books and journals. I attend meetings. These activities are really not an option if you wish to continue to provide good medical care. »Read the rest of this entry