Invited editorial| Volume 142, ISSUE 3, P414-419, September 2007

Moving the cheese: a commentary on debate over the acute care surgery initiative

      A few years back, Spencer Johnson, MD, published a book entitled “Who Moved My Cheese.”
      • Johnson S.
      Who moved my cheese?.
      It is essentially a parable focusing on the profound truths about change. In the story, two mice and two “little people” are faced with unexpected change. The “cheese” is a metaphor for what one wants to have in life. This amusing and enlightening piece reveals the story of the four characters that live in a “maze” and look for “cheese” to nourish them and make them happy. It further chronicles their reactions when the “cheese” is moved.
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