Category: advocacy

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AWS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

16 Sep 2020

By Minerva A. Romero Arenas, MD, MPH The past 6 months have felt like both a whirlwind and slow-motion. I have been looking for every bit of good news and reasons to celebrate to help keep my mood up...

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The Token Foreigner

26 Feb 2020

By Patricia Martinez Quinones “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” -   Ralph Waldo Emerson Imagine receiving an email that you have been selec...

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#HeForShe: A Call for Action

20 Feb 2019

by Apoorve Nayyar “With its unusually large proportion of highly educated and qualified women, medicine should be leading the way in gender equity. Leaders who have it within their power to addre...

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One of These Things is Not Like the Other

06 Feb 2019

By Susan Pitt Every year, the Association of Women Surgeons co-hosts a luncheon at the annual Academic Surgical Congress (ASC) with the Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS).  The topic of thi...