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Changing Gender Paradigms

27 Mar 2014

Original blog post by Dr. Paula Ferrada (February 22, 2014) can be found on OnSurg's blog. While reading an innocuous post regarding dating female doctors, I came across a comment that ...

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Green Solutions for the Operating Room: Remanufacturing of Single Use Devices

25 Mar 2014

In 2013, the Association of Women Surgeons sponsored its second Green Solutions for the Operating Room Contest in a partnership with Practice Greenhealth.  We received many innovative and creativ...

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What it’s like to be a visiting professor.

21 Mar 2014

The AWS Kim Ephgrave Visiting Professor Program provides medical schools with the opportunity to request top women surgeons as speakers and receive funding from the AWS Foundation. Opportunities to le...

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A Recipe for Success: One Surgeon’s Story

20 Mar 2014

 by Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPH There are two questions that students frequently ask me about becoming a doctor. One is, “What did you do to become a doctor?” and “How did you stay...

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Changing the paradigm

13 Mar 2014

by Robert SwendimanWhether I am at Grand Rounds, a department meeting, or the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, it is often like looking into a mirror. I cannot help noticing the abundan...

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Interview with Dr. Diana L. Farmer

12 Mar 2014

by Lauren B. NosanovDr. Diana L. Farmer, an internationally renowned fetal and neonatal surgeon, is Chair of the Department of Surgery at UC Davis Health System, where she oversees more than 250 fac...

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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 Twitter.co...

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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...