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Solidarity

14 Aug 2013

by Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPHSince medical school, I had an interest in oncology. Our professors frequently invited patients and families to come and share with our class how they were personally ...

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Shoes to Wear in the Hospital

02 Aug 2013

by Mary L. Brandt, M.D. I got home recently after a 14 hour day in the operating room with (predictably) a pair of really tired feet…. which lead me to think about shoes, foot rubs, and the fact th...

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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...

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Blogger Q & A: Advice passed down from our mentors

12 Jul 2013

Every once in a while, we'll invite our bloggers to answer a question that's either been submitted by one of our readers or is something that a fellow blogger has been burning to have answered. Keep r...

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Internship: Ready, Set, Go!

21 Jun 2013

by Callie Thompson, M.D.Congratulations to all of you newly minted Doctors of Medicine! It is almost time to start your internships! You are probably trying to imagine what it will be like, and you ar...

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Disparities

11 Jun 2013

by Marie Crandall, MD, MPH, FACSPovertyLiving in Detroit as a child, I learned that if your water got turned off, you just went down to the city Water Board, paid $10, and got your water turned back o...