Category: advocacy

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Challenges for women in surgery

29 Dec 2022

  By: Shiona Maria Benedict Fernandes “You will get married soon in the future. How will you be able to manage your family and your work life, if you choose this hectic lifestyle that surgery puts...

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The Same but Different

10 Jun 2022

By Priya Dedhia, MD, PhD Emily was one of my first friends when I started as an attending surgeon. It was like we were destined to be friends—during the shutdown in March 2020, Emily texted me when...

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The Balance Beam

29 Apr 2022

By Sara Ashai There are days where everything goes wrong, but there are also days where everything goes right. Most days, we sit somewhere in the middle. Our voice stays quiet some days, some days it...

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How summer schools can fill the gap in Global Surgery knowledge of medical students and surgeons

23 Sep 2021

By Gabriela Azevedo Sansoni Global Surgery is a hot topic, but is it often part of formal curricula for medical students and surgical trainees?  A lot of papers have been published calling attention...

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The Rising Force of Female Neurosurgeons

08 Sep 2021

by Alex Miner  Two years ago, on my first day of medical school, I was touring the hospital with a group of classmates when our tour guide asked us if we knew which specialties we were interested in...