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How I Make It Work

23 Dec 2013

by Danielle Walsh, MDDecember is the time of year when the constant struggle between the needs of work and the commitment to family become most strained. Holiday performances at school, parties for k...

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Pregnancy during Medical School & Residency

19 Dec 2013

by Callie Thompson, MDI have read a lot of discussions about “the right time” to have a baby during a career in medicine and most of them come to the conclusion that there is no right time. I don...

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“The Advice Less Given”

18 Dec 2013

by Stephanie Bonne, MDAs a relatively new mother (I have 2 boys, ages 3 and 1), I’m usually anti-advice. I often feel as if each person’s situation is unique and resources and priorities are vari...

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Family Life

16 Dec 2013

by Jennifer Knight, MD, FACSI picked this topic because for me, Family Life is a work in progress and sometimes putting thought into something you are working on often allows for enlightenment. As a s...

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Sexism & Surgery

12 Dec 2013

by Amalia Cochran, MD, MA, FACS, FCCM How many of you saw this great piece from Emily Graslie a couple of weeks ago?   I loved this video for a couple of reasons. One is obvious if you are ...

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Interview with Dr. Julie A. Freischlag

02 Dec 2013

by Bharti Jasra, MDA while back, there once was a little girl in Illinois who impressed everyone with her extraordinary performance at school. Her grandfather told her that when she grew up, people wo...

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Blogger Q&A: Gratitude

28 Nov 2013

Happy Thanksgiving! Today's post is all about gratitude. Every once in a while, we find it important to pause and reflect about the people and things we hold most dear. Keep reading to find out our re...

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There’s Something In the Water

25 Nov 2013

by AWS writer, Denise HarriganOften-invisible but highly influential, second-generation gender bias often impedes women’s ascent to top levels of leadership. The Harvard Business Review intends to e...

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Early Lessons in Leadership

20 Nov 2013

by Sophia K. McKinley Do you consider yourself a leader? For most of medical school, I did not consider myself a leader. To me, leaders were people with big personalities and big visions, the kind of...