Category: current events

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Pandemic Thoughts from a Surgeon and a Mom

04 Jun 2020

By Jennifer M. Weiss We are a few weeks into our pandemic lifestyle.  Physicians have been on the front line of this pandemic crisis.  I am in a unique role as an orthopaedic surgeon. At the beginn...

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Covid-19: A Mexican experience

31 May 2020

By Dr. Rocío Carrera In México, the Health Department has reported over 65,000 cases and more than 7,000 deaths (as of May 24th). and 111 of these deaths have been healthcare workers. It is known t...

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This is Everyone’s Lane

19 Nov 2018

By Stephanie Bonne On a busy day in the ICU, I was back and forth between meetings, notes and patients, when my phone buzzed a couple times with twitter notifications. Something seemed to be up. I st...

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Happy Five Year Anniversary, AWS Blog!

15 Nov 2018

By Jane Zhao It has been FIVE years since we launched the Association of Women Surgeons (AWS): Inspiring & Encouraging Women Surgeons Blog. AWS launched the blog during a time when there were Z...

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Women in Surgery – How to Deal

07 Nov 2018

There has been a lot of conversation about what is the role of women in the workplace and especially surgery with the #MeToo and #ILookLikeASurgeon campaigns and what are ways we can prepare ourselves...