EthicsObtaining Consent in the Preoperative Area: We Can Do BetterWightman, Sean C. MDa,*; Shakhsheer, Baddr A. MDb Author Information aDivision of Thoracic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, The University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA bDivision of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis Children's Hospital, St Louis, MO email: [email protected] Received February 10, 2021; Revised and Accepted April 13, 2021. Disclosure Information: Nothing to disclose. *Correspondence address: Sean C Wightman, MD, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo St, Suite 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 233(2):p 314-315, August 2021. | DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2021.04.009 Buy Metrics © 2021 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.