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Dream Audaciously

17 Oct 2019

By Sharon Stein When did being ambitious become a bad thing? When I was growing up, my three favorite heroes were JFK, Martin Luther King and Mother Theresa. I remember my early reader book ser...

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Fixing the Leaky Pipeline

09 Oct 2019

By Daisy Cruz As a Latina in medicine, I am acutely aware of how many of the spaces I am occupying on a day-to-day basis have not been created for women who look like myself. I find ways to make m...

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An Incomplete Solution

02 Oct 2019

By Elizabeth Lim As a medical student and an aspiring surgeon, I enjoy when there is a definite solution or an answer to a problem. The level of satisfaction knowing that something is fixable is i...

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When the job of your dreams, isn’t.

19 Sep 2019

By Melissa Alvarez-Downing This time of year always brings me back to when I was starting a new job following fellowship training. After months of searching I’d found an opportunity close to hom...

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A Stealth Misconception

13 Sep 2019

By Monica Farrulla Five years have elapsed since I took the Hippocratic oath and was bestowed the highly-coveted “MD” (Medical Doctorate) to follow my name. In these years of training I have e...

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Setting an Intention

28 Aug 2019

By Shree Agrawal  I am about two months into my intern year as a surgical resident. In anticipation of this transition, I have spent the last few months in nervous apprehension about the resp...