Category: medical students

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How summer schools can fill the gap in Global Surgery knowledge of medical students and surgeons

23 Sep 2021

By Gabriela Azevedo Sansoni Global Surgery is a hot topic, but is it often part of formal curricula for medical students and surgical trainees?  A lot of papers have been published calling attention...

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Coming Home

26 Aug 2021

By Alyssa Brown I left Louisville 2 years and 51 weeks ago- now I am back. When I moved to Minnesota to get my PhD, I knew that I would come back. It was always a temporary goodbye to the hospital. G...

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Taming the Shrew Called Anxiety

12 Aug 2021

By Jamesa Fabien A million thoughts raced through my mind: “Need to do well on Step” “Need to publish” “Need to network” “Need to be EXTRAORDINARY!!!” I struggled to focus on the text...

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Practicing medicine and surgery in different languages

14 Jul 2021

By Gabriela Azevedo Sansoni  One of the keys to a good healthcare professional and patient rapport is communication. This may seem obvious because it is very generic and can be applied to all hu...

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Avoiding Bias in Letter Writing

08 Jul 2021

By Dr. Chantal Reyna It has been shown that implicit bias exists within letters of recommendation written for medical students applying for residency. In regard to gender, female applicants were more...

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Code Blue

01 Jan 2021

By Rachel Salinas The first code blue that I ever witnessed was called on my grandfather during my third year of medical school. He had been in the ICU for seven weeks after there were unexpected com...