Medical Education: Outcomes and Opportunities| Volume 336, ISSUE 2, P140-141, August 2008

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Where the Unusual Occurs and Miracles Happen

      When I was first approached to participate in this symposium for the third-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, I was not really sure what information I could provide that had not already been revealed, dissected, and rehashed, either by firsthand account of those who lived through the horrific nights of the storm and its aftermath or through fantastic recreation and speculation by the media. But as I pondered the project, I came to realize that the story yet to be told is that of the hundreds of medical students, now residents, who also lived through the monster and the chaos that followed.


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