Month: August 2015


An Exclusive Perspective of “Being a Woman Surgeon”

31 Aug 2015

By Miriam D. Weisberg As far as female pioneers in the surgical field are concerned, Preeti R. John has traveled the distance in more than one respect. After earning her medical degree at St. John...


The Resident’s Guide to Landing that First Job

28 Aug 2015

By Sareh Parangi A few months ago we had the pleasure of having Julie Freischlag (Vice Chancellor of Human Health Sciences and Dean at UC Davis School of Medicine and an AWS member) come and speak ...


#ILookLikeASurgeon Update

19 Aug 2015

By Dr. Marissa Boek The #ILookLikeASurgeon movement aims to celebrate diversity in surgery to show that a surgeon, in fact, can look like anyone. The response has been overwhelming, awe-inspiring, ...


Australian Surgeon Nikki Stamp’s Blog

18 Aug 2015

This is a blog you'll want to follow. Dr. Nikki Stamp's August 8th blog post was: Why women in surgery need other women in surgery – #thisiswhatwelooklike and #ilooklikeasurgeon Read it, share it,...