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Sexism & Surgery

12 Dec 2013

by Amalia Cochran, MD, MA, FACS, FCCM How many of you saw this great piece from Emily Graslie a couple of weeks ago?   I loved this video for a couple of reasons. One is obvious if you are ...

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Interview with Dr. Julie A. Freischlag

02 Dec 2013

by Bharti Jasra, MDA while back, there once was a little girl in Illinois who impressed everyone with her extraordinary performance at school. Her grandfather told her that when she grew up, people wo...

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There’s Something In the Water

25 Nov 2013

by AWS writer, Denise HarriganOften-invisible but highly influential, second-generation gender bias often impedes women’s ascent to top levels of leadership. The Harvard Business Review intends to e...

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Early Lessons in Leadership

20 Nov 2013

by Sophia K. McKinley Do you consider yourself a leader? For most of medical school, I did not consider myself a leader. To me, leaders were people with big personalities and big visions, the kind of...

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Lean In: Book Review & Discussion (Part Two)

01 Oct 2013

by Sophia Kim McKinley, Callie Thompson, MD, and Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPH Chapter 4: It’s a Jungle Gym, not a Ladder (Sophia)Sandberg reveals that she did not have a master plan at the outset...

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Lean In: Book Review & Discussion (Part One)

30 Sep 2013

by Sophia Kim McKinley, Callie Thompson, MD, and Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPHIntroductionLean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead.Sheryl Sandberg published this book less than one year ago – and...