Current OpinionMeditation on Mortality: Lessons From a Life in SurgerySchecter, William P. MDAuthor Information From the Department of Surgery, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California. Submitted for publication April 13, 2010. Accepted for publication October 22, 2010. Presented as the 2010 “Paint the Ceiling Lecture” at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Western Trauma Association, February 28–March 7, 2010, Telluride, Colorado. Address for reprints: William P. Schecter, MD, Department of Clinical Surgery, University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, 3A17, San Francisco, CA 94110; email: [email protected]. The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care: February 2011 - Volume 70 - Issue 2 - p 340-344 doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e318203256f Buy Metrics © 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.