Month: September 2017

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So you want to be a Surgeon in the United States? 6 Tips to Succeed as an International Medical Graduate (IMG)

28 Sep 2017

By Sristi Sharma Congratulations! Your ambition of becoming a surgeon in the United States has finally brought you to this country. You have left your family, your life and everything behind to tra...

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New Therapies for Childhood Cancer

22 Sep 2017

By Madeline B. Torres M.D. Arriving at the National Institute of Health (NIH) as a surgical oncology research fellow this summer felt like winning the golden ticket into Willy Wonka’s factory. I ...

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How to Maximize your CV in Medical School

13 Sep 2017

By Faith Robertson The curriculum vitae (loosely translated from Latin as “Course of life”) is a concise overview of your experiences and academic achievements over time. As a medical student, ...

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Sepsis: A Surgeon’s Perspective

06 Sep 2017

By Lillian Erdahl, MD Around 1.5 million people suffer from sepsis and at least 250,000 die due to it each year in the United States. The majority of these individuals-7 out of 10-were recently tre...