"Then you can guarantee it to be a good one to go?" "You couldn't have a better, sir." "And it will stand a little roughish wear, you think?" "I'm sure of it, sir; it's an uncommon strong watch." "Then I'll take it." These few sentences determined my destiny, and from that moment my career may be said to have begun
With Second Watch, New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance delivers another thought-provoking novel of suspense starring Seattle investigator J. P. Beaumont.
The Radiology Department is a pivotal part of any acute and/or comprehensive health care facility. The radiologist can no longer just "hide out" there. Matters of imaging are often public concerns, larger in scope than just the scheduling and managing of a series of image tests. Rather radiology is expensive, often intrusive and in some areas earnestly and endlessly controversial. A radiologist must be attuned to these often confounding contingencies. Two recent developments in the monitoring of education of radiologists can be impacted by the content of this book. For trainees in Radiology, and for that matter, for all trainees in every medical specialty in the U.S., a new accreditation system (NAS) has been put into place under the impetus and aegis of the ACGME, the Accreditation Committee for Graduate Medical Education, the body responsible for graduate medical evaluation and oversight in the U.S. Among its many innovations, the NAS curriculum is concerned with knowledge acquired about social and economic issues pertinent to each specialty. It is also focused on improving communication skills and about enhancing quality and safety. In the elaboration of "milestones" for residency education in these issues are codified into focused initiatives that must be addressed by each trainee as he or she advances in capability and seniority within the training interval.
All The Classroom's a Stage: Feminism, Teaching, and the Art of Performance Teachers are really performers, classrooms are stages, and students the captivated audience. Dynamic, animated, and often unpredictable, Jyl Lynn Felman's approach to teaching breaks new ground, creating a rich and intellectual theater of ideas for her students.
The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold. A storm had been raging from the northeast all day. Toward evening the wind strengthened to a gale, and the fine, icy snow swirled and drifted over the frozen fields. I lay a long time listening to the wild symphony of the winds, thankful for the roof over my head, and wondering how the hungry, homeless creatures out of doors would pass the night. Where do the birds sleep such nights as this? Where in this bitter cold, this darkness and storm, will they make their beds? The lark that broke from the snow at my feet as I crossed the pasture this afternoon-
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