Category: education


New technologies in neurosurgery

13 Sep 2023

By: Barbara Buccilli, MD Of all the things I learned in medical school, the one lesson that will always stay with me throughout my career is that medicine is continually evolving, and as doctors, we ...


Medical Student Mental Health and Wellbeing 

06 Sep 2023

By Karla Arana  As a fourth year medical student going through the residency application process, I have been told that residency only gets harder, with increased responsibility and longer hours. Es...


Awake Surgery

02 Aug 2023

By Dr. Barbara Buccilli My initial exposure to neurosurgery was through awake surgery.  I began my internship in the department, and I immediately joined an ongoing research project on awake surgeri...


Making the Most of Your Research Year

06 Jul 2023

By: Charlotte Berry Research years during medical school are becoming increasingly popular, particularly among students interested in surgical subspecialties. Data support the notion that medical stu...


From Sewing Circles to Mentorship Triangles

07 Jun 2023

By: Morgan Hopp, Anjna Kalya and Lily Foster During the summer between my sophomore and junior years of college, I completed an internship with a private practice plastic surgeon. I learned about sur...


To Do’s Before Starting Residency

10 Apr 2023

By Alyssa Brown Congratulations are in order for the many new women surgeons that will be joining our ranks as interns next year! Last year, I felt like time flew by between opening that envelope and...