WARNER'S CORNER

December 5, 2019

Dear CSS Members and Colleagues:

This year the Annual CSS meeting will consider the impact of technology on shoulder surgery. In keeping with this theme I offer you some insight into the value proposition for robots in the orthopedic operating room. This comes from a po...

December 4, 2019

Dear CSS Members and Colleagues:

While it may seem trite to say that failure is a requirement for success, the enclosed short article sheds some light on data that proves failure is a necessary ingredient for success. From my point of view it shows courage to take risk...

December 3, 2019

Dear CSS Members and Colleagues:

Depart for a moment from the world of surgery and consider an interesting Ted talk from Ray Dalio who built one of the greatest Hedge funds, Bridgewater (https://www.bridgewater.com/leadership/ray-dalio/)

Most of us work in AMC’s or large...

November 22, 2019

Dear CSS Members and Colleagues:

Enclosed is a short TED TALK by Simon Sinek about Performance and Trust. Consider a few questions. Who do you work for? Do you trust them? Do people who work for you trust you? Take few moments and consider the answers after you watch...

November 21, 2019

Dear CSS Members and Colleagues:

Enclosed is a short document by Bill George who used to be the CEO of Medtronic. This partly comes from his Book, Discover Your True North, which is the textbook for the Authentic Leadership Program at Harvard Business School. Take a loo...

November 20, 2019

Dear CSS Members and Colleagues:

When you go to an educational meeting what is your retention of what you learn? Enclosed is a simple graph which shows the decay of our short-term retention as long-term memory takes over. This gives insight into how we learn and perhaps...

November 19, 2019

Dear CSS Members and Colleagues:

Enclosed is a simple graph which has to do with the concept of Joy in your work. I was surprised to see this but perhaps most of you are an exception to this. Given the evolution of healthcare as it becomes more of a business than a call...

November 18, 2019

Dear CSS Members and Colleagues:

Enclosed is the Outcomes Questionnaire I submitted to our membership. I am please that 75 surgeons answered and all felt that measurement of outcomes is an essential part of care. This is especially important to me as our group as define...

November 13, 2019

Dear CSS Members and Colleagues:

Enclosed is a recent article published on Rotator cuff repair vs nonoperative treatment of Rotator cuff repair. Perhaps this offers some clarity on a controversial topic….or perhaps it is just more controversy. That is for you all to dec...

November 4, 2019

Dear CSS Members:

Enclosed is a survey that I’d like all surgeons to complete. Our group is founded on the concept that “we are a group committed to recording the end result for every patient, determining the best practices and optimizing outcomes in shoulder surgery, j...

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