An American Surgeon in Paris – A brief report from a Servier Traveling Fellow

Brian KNIPP Ann Arbor, MI, USA INTRODUCTION As the plane touched down on the tarmac at the Istanbul Ataturk airport, I realized that my horizons had just broadened substantially. Born in the central United States, I had rarely ventured beyond our nation’s borders. Yet here I sat in Turkey, my body unsure of what time it was, or what time even meant, anticipating new vistas and experiences. We were transported to the Hotel Marmara, a beautiful edifice in the commercial district of Istanbul on Taksim Square, a short cab ride from several of the most stunning sights in the city….

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