Special articleReflections on Surgical Practice: Lessons Learned Along the Way and Notes to my Young ColleaguesElsey, James K. MD, FACS* Author Information From the Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC *Correspondence address: James K Elsey, MD, FACS, 131 Cartright St, Daniel Island, SC 29492–7685. E-mail: [email protected] Submitted July 25, 2021; accepted July 26, 2021. Disclosure Information: Nothing to disclose. Disclosures outside the scope of this work: Dr Elsey is an unpaid board member of the American College of Surgeons Health Policy and Advocacy Group. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 233(5):p 639-643, November 2021. | DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2021.07.686 Buy Metrics © 2021 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.