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Oldest Resident. Dr Leigh Spielberg talks about the responsibilities of seniority.

In the emergency room it's about keeping many balls in the air and keeping the circus outside

Oldest Resident. Dr Leigh Spielberg talks about the responsibilities of seniority.

 

Just about halfway through our residency it happens, abruptly, unexpectedly. On a given morning, sometime during the third year of training, our schedule indicates that we”re the chief resident in the Emergency Room of the Rotterdam Eye Hospital. In our hospital, the chief resident in the ER is referred to as “De Oudste,” which literally means “The Oldest.” This is a relative term, since we”re only older than the other residents working in the ER that morning, but it sounds good.

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