Category: reflection

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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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It Takes a Village

27 Sep 2021

By: Ana Sofia Ore, MD MPH My journey away from home started before residency, when I moved to Boston to start my research training. I had fears of how welcoming the city would be to a hispanic woman ...

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How was your day?

02 Sep 2021

By Alyssa Brown How was your day? This is always such a loaded question. It also probably explains why I don’t call my family and non-medical friends as much while I’m on the trauma ICU rotation....

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Taming the Shrew Called Anxiety

12 Aug 2021

By Jamesa Fabien A million thoughts raced through my mind: “Need to do well on Step” “Need to publish” “Need to network” “Need to be EXTRAORDINARY!!!” I struggled to focus on the text...

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Comfortably Chaotic

01 Jul 2021

By Amy Tefft I started my intern year with an 8-week-old, but it was months before some of my colleagues knew that I had a child. I was quietly pumping alone in the bathroom, in between writing notes...

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I did it my way!

16 Jun 2021

By Dr. Sabreen Al Zamil        Ever since medical school, plastic surgery was my passion. I was determined to become a plastic surgeon so I shadowed my professor (who later became my mentor). ...