Category: mentorship

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My Favorite Weekend of the Year

07 Oct 2021

by Kathleen Romanowski, MD Since I attended my first Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) Annual meeting 6 years ago, the weekend before the American College of Surgeons meeting in October has become ...

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The Rising Force of Female Neurosurgeons

08 Sep 2021

by Alex Miner  Two years ago, on my first day of medical school, I was touring the hospital with a group of classmates when our tour guide asked us if we knew which specialties we were interested in...

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Inclusive Mentoring

07 Jan 2021

By Christy Chai, MD, FACS and Susan Tsai, MD, MHS, FACS This blog entry is the first in a series of six blogs authored by members of the Clinical Practice Committee writing in collaboration with our ...

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Building Blocks: Progress Over Perfection

09 Dec 2020

By Danilea M. Carmona Matos As I reflect back on the various individuals who have supported my endeavors, I think of mentors and role models - male, female or gender non-conforming, surgeons and non-...

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The Theatre

01 Oct 2020

By Amira Hanis Amir I was a second year medical student and had a few free weeks of my summer in 2019, so I decided to do a three-week elective in Ireland. The first day started with a four-hour clin...

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The Token Foreigner

26 Feb 2020

By Patricia Martinez Quinones “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” -   Ralph Waldo Emerson Imagine receiving an email that you have been selec...