The Myth of the Lone Heroic Surgeon

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People often think that surgery is about the skill of a single surgeon. In fact operations depend on teamwork, with nurses, surgeons, anaesthetists and technicians all playing vital roles as they work together. Experts outside medicine need similar skills and have much to teach clinicians. 

This lecture introduces Rachel Warr, a leading puppeteer and dramaturg. After Rachel demonstrates how she and her colleagues bring puppets to life, we will discuss how her expertise in dexterity, team-working and preparation for performance can shed light on the world of surgery.

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This event was on Wed, 27 Feb 2019

Roger Kneebone

Professor Roger Kneebone

Visiting Professor of Medical Education

Roger Kneebone is Visiting Professor of Medical Education at Gresham College.

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