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What is Private Practice Anyway?

07 May 2018

Private Practice. Academic Practice. It used to be a straightforward decision as the end of training loomed in the distance. It is a common enough query, a conversation starter as you scrub with your ...

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“Cure Sometimes, Treat Often, Comfort Always”

02 May 2018

Six years ago, I was attending a Pain and Palliative Care Symposium when I heard a medical oncologist say, “We treat disease. We do not treat emotion.” She was an outspoken advocate for palliation...

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Dear Pat responds to “I’m the Boss”

29 Apr 2018

Dear Pat, My intern is a tall, white male. Every morning on rounds I introduce myself as the Chief Resident and state the roles of everyone on the team. However, patients continue to direct their q...

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Earth Day: Reducing OR Waste

24 Apr 2018

By Shaleen Sathe The Association of Women Surgeons hosts an annual “Greening the OR” Contest to celebrate Earth Day and to bring innovative proposals for environmental sterwardship in the fiel...

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Diversity & Inclusion in Surgery

17 Apr 2018

By Shree Agrawal Join in our upcoming Tweetchat in partnership with Association of Academic Surgery (AAS) on Monday, April 23, 8 pm ET. To participate, be sure to follow the moderators for this ch...