Month: March 2017


CRC Awareness

29 Mar 2017

By Nickey Jafari Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the world, resulting in 8.8 million deaths in 2015 alone1. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer globally2 and the second...


It’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!

22 Mar 2017

By Anya Dyurgerova In February 2000, President Clinton officially dedicated March as National Colon Cancer Awareness Month and March 3rd is national dress in blue day to raise awareness for Colorec...


The History of the Match and the Perspective From One Medical Student’s Journey

16 Mar 2017

By Hilary McCrary, MPH Throughout all of medical school, I always looked up to the current fourth year students. They seemed so seasoned and prepared to make the transition from student to doctor. ...


March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!

15 Mar 2017

By: Heather Yeo, MD, MHS March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month an important time to talk about Colorectal Cancer, because it is a time of national focus and provides an opportunity for educati...


Negotiating Your Worth

09 Mar 2017

By Melany Hughes Hiring Entity “No. That won’t work for us.” Job-Seeking Physician “Ok, that’s fine then.” I’m not going to cry. I’m not going to cry. Ugh, are those tears? A...


The Greenberg Spike: How speaking out on implicit bias and gender equity in surgery continues to trend

01 Mar 2017

By Marissa A. Boeck When #ILookLikeASurgeon went viral in August 2015, many expected a short lived hashtag. Yet Dr. Caprice Greenberg, the president of the Association for Academic Surgery (AAS), h...