Category: Fellows

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What @womensurgeons Has Done For Me

01 May 2024

By: Katerina Jou Setting the scene: My medical school didn’t have an AWS chapter. Surgery was just starting to become a growing presence on the school’s campus, with most students pursuing specia...

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Exercise and Fitness During Medical School

24 Apr 2024

By: Amber Park The way physicians provide care for their patients versus the way physicians care for themselves has been one of the most controversial and puzzling concepts I have yet to grasp. The u...

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Basics of AI in Healthcare & Surgery

14 Mar 2024

By: Brielle Ochoa On PubMed, the number of publications for “artificial intelligence” (AI) and “surgery” ten years ago was less than 100. In 2023, this number was up to nearly 3,500. But what...

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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...

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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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“Dear Pat”: Providing Answers to Questions from Surgical Residents and Fellows

25 Feb 2018

The Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) is excited to announce the start of a new resident and fellow focused blog titled, “Dear Pat”. “Dear Pat” will answer questions about issues that are pe...

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Parental Leave for Surgeons

18 Feb 2018

By Virginia R. Litle MD and Mara B. Antonoff MD Our upcoming Tweet Chat will take place on Monday February 26th, 8 pm ET. “Take your full maternity leave,” writes Myriam Curet in Navigating Your...