Surgeons as critical innovators in the future of healthcare

  • Joseph F. Amaral Vice President Surgical Science, Johnson & Johnson Professor of Surgery Emeritus, Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University




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How to Cite
AMARAL, Joseph F.. Surgeons as critical innovators in the future of healthcare. Revista Portuguesa de Cirurgia, [S.l.], n. 40, p. 63-72, mar. 2017. ISSN 2183-1165. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 25 may 2024.
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