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How to Create Your Own Personal “Index Fund”

18 Feb 2014

Amidst the universe that encompasses financial planning, what seems to perplex and puzzle people the most?  The casual answer usually is “the stock market” or “how to properly and safely in...

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Financial Planning for Young Physicians

18 Feb 2014

By Christina Cellini, MD, FACS, FASCRSFinancial planning is something that gets overlooked during medical school and residency (likely because you probably don’t have much of it!). Before you know i...

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OH No—Money!

18 Feb 2014

By Janet Meller, MD, FACSOn March 29, 2013, the New York Times published an article entitled Money Advice for Doctors and Lawyers and the Rest of Us by Paul Sullivan. It echoed a very famili...

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Blogger Q&A: Why AWS?

18 Feb 2014

Brittany Bankhead-Kendall, MD: Camaraderie and advice from women in the same boat as I! As women surgeons we are in a very unique situation and it's so beneficial to have others who have walked befo...

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Green Solutions for the OR – Part 2

11 Feb 2014

In 2013, the Association of Women Surgeons sponsored its second Green Solutions for the Operating RoomContest in a partnership with Practice Greenhealth.  We received many innovative and creative...

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Respect

29 Jan 2014

by Erin W. Gilbert, MD “Your job gives you authority. Your behavior gives you respect.” —Irwin Federman, general partner at U.S. Venture PartnersThroughout my surgical training I blindly a...

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Green Solutions for the Operating Room

27 Jan 2014

In 2013, the Association of Women Surgeons sponsored its second Green Solutions for the Operating Room Contest in a partnership with Practice Greenhealth.  We received many innovative and creativ...

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Join our team

23 Jan 2014

Surgeons, residents, med students: Looking for a leadership opportunity? Get involved with the Association of Women Surgeons through social media! We need tweeters, bloggers, and Facebook fanatics to ...

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What I learned about negotiation while getting ready for my first job interview.

17 Jan 2014

by Kaitlyn Kelly, MDAssistant Professor of Surgery UC San Diego, Division of Surgical OncologyI recently made the transition from fellow to attending. As I was getting ready for my first job inte...

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Negotiation, like tying surgical knots, is a learned skill.

16 Jan 2014

by Carol EH Scott-Conner, MD, PhD, MBAEndocrine and Breast Oncology SurgeonProfessor of Surgery - Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine W...