Category: career development

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Trial by Fire

22 Sep 2022

By Alyssa Brown  I sat through orientation with a terrified look. We practiced placing central lines, arterial lines, and nasogastric tubes. They poured knowledge into us to try to prepare us, but I...

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Interview with Dr. Carolina Torres Perez-Iglesias

14 Aug 2022

By: Gopika SenthilKumar and Jamesa Fabien This first post of the International Medical Graduate Blog Series highlights Dr. Carolina Torres Perez-Iglesias’ path to surgical residency training in the...

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Essentials for the Zoom Interview Trail

30 Jun 2022

By Alyssa Brown In the summer of 2021, I moved back to Louisville with a 12 foot moving truck full of stuff—ready to start my last year of medical school. I was aware that I would need things for Z...

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You can’t be what you can’t see.

08 Dec 2021

By Sheina Theodore, MD I was born and raised in NYC. The product of two Haitian immigrant parents. I saw my parents sacrifice everything for me, just so that the playing field would be leveled. I was...

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Avoiding Bias in Letter Writing

08 Jul 2021

By Dr. Chantal Reyna It has been shown that implicit bias exists within letters of recommendation written for medical students applying for residency. In regard to gender, female applicants were more...