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Compassion as a Strategy to Mitigate Moral Injury in our Lives.

25 Jan 2023

By: Elizabeth Perazza Back to 2009 after 8 years of experience as a Board-Certified Urologic Surgeon, I was told by a supervisor that I was not contributing to the training program. This supervisor...

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Intern Year Chronicles: Six Months In

15 Jan 2023

By Alyssa Brown, MD PhD It is New Year's Eve, and I am in a reflective mood, or maybe I am trying to dodge studying for ABSITE. Either way, I have officially made it through six months of residency a...

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Surgery Residency is Like a Family

04 Jan 2023

By AlleaBelle Bradshaw, MD  There are a lot of cliches from the interview trail, most of which are at least partially true. One of them is that residents and faculty will say something about how the...

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Challenges for women in surgery

29 Dec 2022

  By: Shiona Maria Benedict Fernandes “You will get married soon in the future. How will you be able to manage your family and your work life, if you choose this hectic lifestyle that surgery puts...

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Finding Your Stage Presence

13 Dec 2022

By Kimberly Lumpkins, MD, MBA I have a confession:  I love public speaking.  Standing on stage and feeling the audience connect with you is a magical experience.  People often tell me that they co...

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Destination Wellness: The Occupational Domain

29 Nov 2022

By Kyla Wright “So, tell me – why general surgery?” My mouth begins reciting a premeditated answer before my mind has time to catch up. We are only a few weeks into interview season and, alread...