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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...

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How to Create Your Own Personal “Index Fund”

18 Feb 2014

Amidst the universe that encompasses financial planning, what seems to perplex and puzzle people the most?  The casual answer usually is “the stock market” or “how to properly and safely in...

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Financial Planning for Young Physicians

18 Feb 2014

By Christina Cellini, MD, FACS, FASCRSFinancial planning is something that gets overlooked during medical school and residency (likely because you probably don’t have much of it!). Before you know i...

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OH No—Money!

18 Feb 2014

By Janet Meller, MD, FACSOn March 29, 2013, the New York Times published an article entitled Money Advice for Doctors and Lawyers and the Rest of Us by Paul Sullivan. It echoed a very famili...

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Blogger Q&A: Why AWS?

18 Feb 2014

Brittany Bankhead-Kendall, MD: Camaraderie and advice from women in the same boat as I! As women surgeons we are in a very unique situation and it's so beneficial to have others who have walked befo...

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Green Solutions for the OR – Part 2

11 Feb 2014

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

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Respect

29 Jan 2014

by Erin W. Gilbert, MD “Your job gives you authority. Your behavior gives you respect.” —Irwin Federman, general partner at U.S. Venture PartnersThroughout my surgical training I blindly a...

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Green Solutions for the Operating Room

27 Jan 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...