Month: September 2015


#ILookLikeASurgeon Makes Its Way to the New England Journal of Medicine

29 Sep 2015

By: Shree Agrawal, BS, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine The hardest part of being a female medical student was not deciding to pursue a career in surgery. Instead, it was and stil...


We Don’t Need Another Hero

21 Sep 2015

Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FACs, FAANS Vice President, American Association of Neurological Surgeons MKMG and Columbia University Department of Neurosurgery   Tina Turner’s iconic song ...


The Story of Rosie

16 Sep 2015

by: Susan Pories, MD, FACS “Rosie” is a secretary who worked for a surgeon on my floor in the Doctor’s Office Building for many years.   Seeing Rosie in the hallway or elevator was always a...


2015 World Congress of Surgery: Bangkok

15 Sep 2015

In spite of the tragic bomb explosion that occurred in Bangkok days before the start of the 2015 World Congress of Surgery (WCS), the conference took place as planned. The Congress was officially open...