Cristina: Dr. Dixon. There you are. I'm Dr. Yang. (extends her hand, Dr. Dixon doesn't shake it) O-kay. Well, I've been assigned to work with you today. I was in the cardio lab looking for you, I'm so sorry that it took me so long.
Virginia: There's a blank spot on this board, there's a surgery but no surgeon, I would like to do surgery, but it's an amputation, I haven't done an amputation since my residency.
Cristina: Well, um, that's, that's, really hard to, um ...
Virginia: Is your stuttering pathological and persistent or is it occasional and stress related?
Cristina: I don't ... stutter?
Virginia: I had persistent pathological stuttering as a child, but it can be treated with rigorous speech therapy.
Cristina: Yes, ma'am. Thank you.
Virginia: Why is this spot on the board blank?
Cristina: I need to select one of my fellow residents for that slot, it's the first solo surgery of my class.
Virginia: The Chief asked you to choose from your peers.
Cristina: Yes, ma'am.