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The Jill of All Trades

13 Aug 2020

By Joy Alvarado I was once a general surgery enthusiast. I stood steadfast in my belief in the renaissance surgeon, and convinced many others that our nation was in dire need of a general surgery rev...

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Residents on the Front Lines in NYC

02 Aug 2020

By Tamar Nobel, MD  “In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or step back into safety.” - Abraham Maslow The darker sides of the COVID-19 pandemic have been well doc...

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Leadership in Surgery

29 Jul 2020

By Lilah Morris-Wiseman, MD This is a story about leadership in surgery. I was in my third year of post-training, independent private practice and had been dealing with a disastrous complication.  W...

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Dear Intern

12 Jul 2020

By Ross Willis, PhD I was asked to write a #DearIntern blog post discussing how this year’s start of residency would be different from past years due to the COVID-19 situation we are facing. From a...

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Fellowship Interviews: COVID-19 Edition

08 Jul 2020

By Megan Delisle I never imagined fellowship interviews unfolding as they did this season. As efforts to “flatten the curve” escalated, emails regarding intentions to conduct all interviews virtu...