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The Competent Surgeon: Individual Accountability in the Era of “Systems” Failure

Whittemore, Anthony D. MD

doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3181b28c93
Presidential Address

From the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA.

Presented at the 129th Annual Meeting of the American Surgical Association, 23 April, 2009; Indian Wells, CA.

Reprints: Anthony D. Whittemore, M.D., Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115. E-mail:

© 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.