Category: self-care

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Death & Dying: Finding Meaning in Loss

05 Dec 2018

By Vaidehi Mujumdar April of 2017, Siddhartha Mukherjee wrote a piece in The New Yorker called “Love in the Time of Numbness; Or Doctor Chekhov, Writer.’ The last line was: "Beauty in all of it...

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Black Clouds

22 Nov 2018

by Alyssa Brown      “You won’t see much with Dr. C on call this weekend because he’s a white cloud,” mumbled my attending.  I immediately asked what he meant. He gave me a withering lo...

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Women in Surgery – How to Deal

07 Nov 2018

There has been a lot of conversation about what is the role of women in the workplace and especially surgery with the #MeToo and #ILookLikeASurgeon campaigns and what are ways we can prepare ourselves...

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Too Young to Have Colon Cancer?

09 Mar 2018

We all have that anecdotal story that changes our practice. We read the literature and pretend we are data driven until we have a patient with a complication, or see the crazy zebra diagnosis that mak...