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Carla M. Pugh, MD, PhD, FACS was featured in a November 7 Slate Magazine article, excerpted from Play at Work: How Games Inspire Breakthrough Thinking, by Adam Penenberg, published by Penguin.

The compelling story details Dr. Pugh’s journey from surgery resident saving a patient with a stab wound to the heart to a leader in medical simulation and surgical education.

“Everywhere I go, anything I see, touch, and feel is fair game for building a human being or a part,” Pugh says.

Read the featured excerpt from Adam Penenberg’s book here. Copyright © 2017 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System