Excerpts & Thoughts: “Self Honesty”


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Editor’s Note:


I thought I would introduce a new series of posts for the ‘Surfers blog.  

Hallmark cards?  Not!  But relevant insights? Yes…

All are invited to share a brief paragraph of something they are passionate about regarding our profession.  It doesn’t have to be deep- it just has to be relevant and personal to you, your insight regarding whatever aspect of perfusion life you care to share, in your own words plz:)

The entire series can be viewed by clicking here

To submit your own Excerpt or Thought- email to:   [email protected].

Thanks for your support and the time you take to read here 🙂


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“Self Honesty”

“It’s called tunnel vision for a reason. A narrowing of cognition when fear implodes instinct and what you would normally do becomes abnormal and your choices change based on the relationship you have with yourself, the surgeon, and the team.

If for a second you make decisions based on your anticipated fear of failure, rejection, or down-the-line criticism, then you have failed yourself, the team, and most importantly the patient.”

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