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The Rising Force of Female Neurosurgeons

08 Sep 2021

by Alex Miner  Two years ago, on my first day of medical school, I was touring the hospital with a group of classmates when our tour guide asked us if we knew which specialties we were interested in...

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How was your day?

02 Sep 2021

By Alyssa Brown How was your day? This is always such a loaded question. It also probably explains why I don’t call my family and non-medical friends as much while I’m on the trauma ICU rotation....

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Coming Home

26 Aug 2021

By Alyssa Brown I left Louisville 2 years and 51 weeks ago- now I am back. When I moved to Minnesota to get my PhD, I knew that I would come back. It was always a temporary goodbye to the hospital. G...

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Implicit Bias

16 Aug 2021

By Jessica G.Y. Luc, Lauren C. Kane, HelenMari Merritt-Genore, and Mara B. Antonoff  There have been great strides made in the number of women and in the diversity of trainees entering surgery in re...

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Taming the Shrew Called Anxiety

12 Aug 2021

By Jamesa Fabien A million thoughts raced through my mind: “Need to do well on Step” “Need to publish” “Need to network” “Need to be EXTRAORDINARY!!!” I struggled to focus on the text...

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Studying for the USMLE as an IMG During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Working as a Research Trainee: My Experience

05 Aug 2021

By Susana Fortich, MD  Nothing had prepared me for what to expect when I made the decision to start studying for the USMLE step exams in December 2019. This is one of the most demanding experiences ...

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Experiences of a Surgical Resident in a COVID-19 Dedicated Hospital

30 Jul 2021

By Dr. Maymona Choudry When the first case of COVID-19 broke out in the Philippines, in an attempt to limit the spread of the infection, "Community Quarantine" by the government, with varying levels ...

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Spread the girl power

22 Jul 2021

By Alesha Ramírez Lobato Since I started as a medical student at one of the best universities in Mexico, I have thought about everything that facilitated me getting there. Mainly, I know that it was...