Category: medical students

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Power of Affirmation

12 Jul 2023

By Hemu Yeluru “You have a future in surgery…”  Six words that I never thought I would hear, and I never knew how badly I needed to hear before that night.  It was 7:30 PM on a hot summer Tue...

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Making the Most of Your Research Year

06 Jul 2023

By: Charlotte Berry Research years during medical school are becoming increasingly popular, particularly among students interested in surgical subspecialties. Data support the notion that medical stu...

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From Sewing Circles to Mentorship Triangles

07 Jun 2023

By: Morgan Hopp, Anjna Kalya and Lily Foster During the summer between my sophomore and junior years of college, I completed an internship with a private practice plastic surgeon. I learned about sur...

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THE MATCH EQUATION: AN IMG’S PERSPECTIVE

11 May 2023

by: Anjani H Turaga, IMG The day starts at 5 am on an unusually cold morning in Los Angeles, where we see our protagonist, an IMG (International medical graduate) brushing her teeth furiously, trying...

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To Do’s Before Starting Residency

10 Apr 2023

By Alyssa Brown Congratulations are in order for the many new women surgeons that will be joining our ranks as interns next year! Last year, I felt like time flew by between opening that envelope and...