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The True Cost of ABSITE Prep

20 Nov 2021

By Martha Godfrey  Everyone thinks in dollars and cents when it comes to the cost of preparing for the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE): $150 for a textbook, $295 for a que...

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Being a Surgeon and a Mother

31 Oct 2021

By Allison Letica-Kriegel and Erika Rangel  From a young age, I wanted to be a doctor. First a veterinarian, then a pediatrician, and finally a surgeon. I think, actually, I’ve always identified a...

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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 ...