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The Many Forms of Mentorship

18 Oct 2021

By Hope Feldman and Rebecca Hoffman A mentor is defined in the dictionary as “an experienced and trusted advisor.” This may be an accurate definition, but it is rather vague. It does not begin to...

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There All Along

11 Oct 2021

By Betzaira G Childers, MD My family left all our belongings, extended family, and all we knew to immigrate to the United States when I was a young girl. These were the days before social media and i...

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My Favorite Weekend of the Year

07 Oct 2021

by Kathleen Romanowski, MD Since I attended my first Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) Annual meeting 6 years ago, the weekend before the American College of Surgeons meeting in October has become ...

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It Takes a Village

27 Sep 2021

By: Ana Sofia Ore, MD MPH My journey away from home started before residency, when I moved to Boston to start my research training. I had fears of how welcoming the city would be to a hispanic woman ...

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How summer schools can fill the gap in Global Surgery knowledge of medical students and surgeons

23 Sep 2021

By Gabriela Azevedo Sansoni Global Surgery is a hot topic, but is it often part of formal curricula for medical students and surgical trainees?  A lot of papers have been published calling attention...

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The Rising Force of Female Neurosurgeons

08 Sep 2021

by Alex Miner  Two years ago, on my first day of medical school, I was touring the hospital with a group of classmates when our tour guide asked us if we knew which specialties we were interested in...