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Shoes to Wear in the Hospital

02 Aug 2013

by Mary L. Brandt, M.D. I got home recently after a 14 hour day in the operating room with (predictably) a pair of really tired feet…. which lead me to think about shoes, foot rubs, and the fact ...

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AWS Pocket Mentor Now Available as E-book

19 Jul 2013

Our most popular resource is now available as an e-book. Download your free copy on iTunes. Description The Association of Women Surgeons Pocket Mentor is a manual for surgical interns and r...

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Blogger Q & A: Advice passed down from our mentors

12 Jul 2013

Every once in a while, we'll invite our bloggers to answer a question that's either been submitted by one of our readers or is something that a fellow blogger has been burning to have answered. Keep r...

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Internship: Ready, Set, Go!

21 Jun 2013

by Callie Thompson, M.D.Congratulations to all of you newly minted Doctors of Medicine! It is almost time to start your internships! You are probably trying to imagine what it will be like, and you ar...

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Disparities

11 Jun 2013

by Marie Crandall, MD, MPH, FACSPovertyLiving in Detroit as a child, I learned that if your water got turned off, you just went down to the city Water Board, paid $10, and got your water turned back o...

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Welcome to the New AWS Blog & Tips for Surviving Your Surgery Clerkship

20 May 2013

We're proud to share the launch of the AWS blog with you, and hope that this will provide a new resource for you. We'll be posting at least once a week, trying to spark a conversation with you--usuall...