Category: current events

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My Favorite Weekend of the Year

07 Oct 2021

by Kathleen Romanowski, MD Since I attended my first Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) Annual meeting 6 years ago, the weekend before the American College of Surgeons meeting in October has become ...

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Experiences of a Surgical Resident in a COVID-19 Dedicated Hospital

30 Jul 2021

By Dr. Maymona Choudry When the first case of COVID-19 broke out in the Philippines, in an attempt to limit the spread of the infection, "Community Quarantine" by the government, with varying levels ...

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A ‘Little Extra’

13 May 2021

By Charoo Piplani, MBBS On a Sunday afternoon, while caring for my COVID 19 positive father at home in India, I decided to give him his favorite yet effective substitute for fluids – coconut water....

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Adapting to Research Time During COVID

28 Apr 2021

By Rachael Essig, MD May 2019 seems like a world away. I had accepted a research position following my PGY-3 year with a critical care fellowship starting July 2020 in a new city. At the time, it see...

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A year of radical changes

08 Apr 2021

By Dr. Rocio Carrera  The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted our lives and plans. Almost a year after the world went into quarantine and after countless losses of lives, jobs, and homes, we can finally see...

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Fellowship Interviews: COVID-19 Edition

08 Jul 2020

By Megan Delisle I never imagined fellowship interviews unfolding as they did this season. As efforts to “flatten the curve” escalated, emails regarding intentions to conduct all interviews virtu...