Category: resources


Why I Started Tweeting and Blogging

05 Mar 2014

by Sophia K. McKinley For years, I limited my participation in social media: my tendency is to untag all photos of myself on Facebook, and as recently as six months ago I had never visited


I sought professional help.

19 Feb 2014

By Stephanie Bonne, MDWhen I finished my training, my husband and I were overwhelmed by decisions - student loans, college planning, life insurance, oh my! So, we decided to seek the help of a financi...


There’s Something In the Water

25 Nov 2013

by AWS writer, Denise HarriganOften-invisible but highly influential, second-generation gender bias often impedes women’s ascent to top levels of leadership. The Harvard Business Review intends to e...


10 Steps to a Successful Residency Interview

17 Oct 2013

by Allison Hoyle, D.O.Fall is the exciting time in our medical education during which our residency interviews begin. It is important to be prepared for what is to come, as these interviews are diffe...


Unconventional: Our Couple’s Match Story

17 Sep 2013

by Brittany Bankhead-Kendall, M.D., M.Sc.Match Day 2012 was supposed to be the best day of our lives. Or one of them, at least. But it was so, so not. Monday morning my husband and I left our respecti...


AWS Pocket Mentor Now Available as E-book

19 Jul 2013

Our most popular resource is now available as an e-book. Download your free copy on iTunes. Description The Association of Women Surgeons Pocket Mentor is a manual for surgical interns and r...