Category: medical students

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Medical students: The Happy AND Productive

24 Mar 2022

By Oshadhi Rodrigo A happy AND productive medical student? Yes it’s possible, and no I’m not lying. Medical school can be tough. The long hours spent reading and the rest spent at the hospital ca...

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What Do You Expect of You?

23 Feb 2022

By Tiffany R. Sanchez & Angel D. Chavez Rivera As new leaders of the Association of Women Surgeons Chapter at San Juan Bautista School of Medicine in Puerto Rico, we asked for a lot of hel...

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Writing a Blog Piece for AWS

03 Feb 2022

By Alyssa Brown            I blame Camila Guetter for my involvement with the Association of Women Surgeon’s Blog. Well, blame is too strong of a word. I should say I am lucky that Camila Gue...

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The Size of my Scrubs

26 Jan 2022

By Alyssa Brown           Blue, white, red, yellow, pink, and brown. These are the colors of the ties and the strip of fabric around the scrub pants and scrub tops. Maybe it sounds dramatic, but...

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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...