No heavy issues this month. Just a simple challenge.
This month, registration opens for the
MDs are known to be a conservative lot; small government, pull yourself up by your bootstraps and all that. And based on the federal government's response to what hit
November is your chance to be part of the alternative. Over the past six months or so, when the subject of the next Academy meeting comes up you hear an awful lot of people laying the groundwork for not showing up. Crime seems to be the go-to excuse. Let's face it:
About the only one that would pass as a still-legitimate, Katrina-related excuse may be the airline service. So here's your heads-up: Book your flight now; problem solved.
This publication has no connection to the Academy. We have no direct interest in whether the 2007 meeting is a success or not. But you do.
So if you're looking for a reason to ditch
Since it'll be two weeks before Thanksgiving, make that your reason for being there. Let all those people who are trying to pull themselves by their bootstraps see that you're behind them. That you're thankful to be part of the one of the most lucrative subspecialties in medicine. Tip early; tip often. Spend money. That's not hard, now is it?