Category: medical students

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Food for Thought: Progressive Advice for Mentees

22 Feb 2016

By Gabrielle Rieth I recently encountered an instance in which a mentor suggested that I and other female medical students rely on antiquated gender stereotypes to succeed in our upcoming clinical ...

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Food for Thought: The Patient Side of Medicine

07 Feb 2016

By Abigail Forbes I was diagnosed with Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis when I was 8 years old. After many years of driving hours away to doctor appointments, the frustration of wearing a back brace a...

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Inhale, Exhale, Say Yes

23 Dec 2015

By Shree Agrawal Saying yes is complicated, powerful, and full of potential. Celebrities like Shonda Rhimes, known for her Thursday night television series and recent book, Year of Yes, and Ryan S...

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Food For Thought: Fearing “Leaning In”

20 Dec 2015

By Shree Agrawal We will now start featuring a new blog post each Sunday as well as Wednesday! Our Sunday post will be a reflection or question from AWS members.  Follow our blog (enter your ema...

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Inspiring & Encouraging Women Surgeons Blog

05 Nov 2015

by Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPH It was only a month ago that thousands of surgeons met in Chicago for the annual American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. Just days before, however, over 15...

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Learning to Lead & Lean In: A Medical Student Perspective on AWS.

29 Oct 2015

[caption id="attachment_6601" align="alignleft" width="225"] 1st year Medical Student Sarah Armenia at the AWS Conference 2015.[/caption] Author: Sarah Armenia I first became familiar with the A...

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Cold hands, bright eyes, and tuberculosis… Happy New Year!

30 Dec 2014

We asked our Women Surgeons to share with us their Holiday traditions and some of their favorite memories of the holidays. Please enjoy these delightful stories from fellow AWS members -- and feel ...

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Happy Holidays from the AWS!

28 Dec 2014

We asked our Women Surgeons to share with us their Holiday traditions and some of their favorite memories of the holidays. Please enjoy these delightful stories from fellow AWS members -- and feel fre...

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Happy Holidays from the AWS!

25 Dec 2014

We asked our Women Surgeons to share with us their Holiday traditions and some of their favorite memories of the holidays. Please enjoy these delightful stories from fellow AWS members -- and feel fre...

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Happy Holidays from the AWS!

24 Dec 2014

We asked our Women Surgeons to share with us their Holiday traditions and some of their favorite memories of the holidays. Please enjoy these delightful stories from members of the Association of Wome...