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Practicing medicine and surgery in different languages

14 Jul 2021

By Gabriela Azevedo Sansoni  One of the keys to a good healthcare professional and patient rapport is communication. This may seem obvious because it is very generic and can be applied to all hu...

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Avoiding Bias in Letter Writing

08 Jul 2021

By Dr. Chantal Reyna It has been shown that implicit bias exists within letters of recommendation written for medical students applying for residency. In regard to gender, female applicants were more...

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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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Achieving Diversity Through Inclusive Leadership

28 Jun 2021

By Monica Jain, MD and Sadia Tasnim, MD Diversity and inclusion stimulate energy and drive performance – every individual that brings their unique perspectives to the team promotes creativity and i...

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Common Sense Karaoke: Tips and Tunes for Internship from Our Playlist to Yours

19 Jun 2021

By Sara Swango, Jeremy Kauffman, Erin Feeney If you are reading this and are a newly-minted surgery intern - congratulations! You’ve put in tremendous time and effort to arrive at this point and ac...

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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). ...

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White Coat

12 Jun 2021

By Sophia Hernandez, MD    Many leaders in medicine have identified the white coat as a shield of armor—a  “visibility cloak”—the very piece of cloth that provides minority physicians wit...

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Physicians as Caregivers, A Powerful Position

04 Jun 2021

By Erin King-Mullins  What do you do when you are a physician and your loved one falls ill? It’s a paralyzing feeling to have someone you love hospitalized when you can’t direct their care, espe...