Category: professionalism

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The Ideal Team Player

19 Oct 2017

By Jean Miner, MD In all aspects of our lives, we are members of a “team”. We are members of our family “team” first and then head to school at a young age and are paired off on the playgro...

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When Disaster Strikes

15 Oct 2017

By Dr. Minerva Romero Arenas #HoustonStrong #HurricaneIrma #FuerzaMéxico #PRstrong #VegasStrong Our world has been in the midst of what seems like an endless series of tragedies. This blog star...

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Implicit Bias

04 Oct 2017

By Doreen Agnese, MD As the deadline approaches for this blog, I again wonder what topic will be interesting to discuss. I try to gather inspiration from prior blog posts, and as I scroll through t...

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For When the Pipe Bursts

30 Aug 2017

By Shree Agrawal Approximately half of matriculated medical students identify as female with numbers in surgical training steadily increasing to potentially also account for half of postgraduate tr...

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Perception of Personal Success in Burnout

27 Jul 2017

By Shree Agrawal In the preclinical years of medical school, the idea of burnout among healthcare workers is more of an abstract concept. The unique environment of healthcare, regardless of specialty...

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Success is a Journey

20 Jul 2017

By Jaime D. Lewis, MD Advancement up the academic ladder from grade school through college and medical school was measured by meeting well-defined milestones along a smooth and narrow pathway. Resi...

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The History of the Match and the Perspective From One Medical Student’s Journey

16 Mar 2017

By Hilary McCrary, MPH Throughout all of medical school, I always looked up to the current fourth year students. They seemed so seasoned and prepared to make the transition from student to doctor. ...

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!

15 Mar 2017

By: Heather Yeo, MD, MHS March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month an important time to talk about Colorectal Cancer, because it is a time of national focus and provides an opportunity for educati...

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Negotiating Your Worth

09 Mar 2017

By Melany Hughes Hiring Entity “No. That won’t work for us.” Job-Seeking Physician “Ok, that’s fine then.” I’m not going to cry. I’m not going to cry. Ugh, are those tears? A...

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The Greenberg Spike: How speaking out on implicit bias and gender equity in surgery continues to trend

01 Mar 2017

By Marissa A. Boeck When #ILookLikeASurgeon went viral in August 2015, many expected a short lived hashtag. Yet Dr. Caprice Greenberg, the president of the Association for Academic Surgery (AAS), h...