Category: leadership

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Changing the paradigm

13 Mar 2014

by Robert SwendimanWhether I am at Grand Rounds, a department meeting, or the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, it is often like looking into a mirror. I cannot help noticing the abundan...

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Interview with Dr. Diana L. Farmer

12 Mar 2014

by Lauren B. NosanovDr. Diana L. Farmer, an internationally renowned fetal and neonatal surgeon, is Chair of the Department of Surgery at UC Davis Health System, where she oversees more than 250 fac...

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Respect

29 Jan 2014

by Erin W. Gilbert, MD “Your job gives you authority. Your behavior gives you respect.” —Irwin Federman, general partner at U.S. Venture PartnersThroughout my surgical training I blindly a...

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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...