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The Road to FACS

06 Nov 2020

By Erin Garvey, MD, FACS Last October, I watched as the new 2019 Fellow initiates processed into Convocation at the ACS Clinical Congress in San Francisco. I felt excited as I imagined myself and the...

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Just Keep Swimming

29 Oct 2020

By Elysa Margiotta, MD  I could have given up. I could have decided that it was all too much to handle, and just faded away.  To say that my path to becoming a physician was eventful is an understa...

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The Important E’s

09 Oct 2020

By Chantal Reyna MD, FACS Lets face it, 2020 has not been kind. Pandemic. Race Riots. Unexpected Deaths. It has been a challenging year on many fronts. Hopefully it will lead to increased awareness o...

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The Theatre

01 Oct 2020

By Amira Hanis Amir I was a second year medical student and had a few free weeks of my summer in 2019, so I decided to do a three-week elective in Ireland. The first day started with a four-hour clin...

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Being a Woman in AWS

24 Sep 2020

By Cheryl Zogg Since joining AWS in my first year of medical school, running my school’s local chapter as an M2, and spending the last three years as a member of the AWS National Medical Student Co...