Tag: AWS

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On Becoming A Woman Surgeon Scientist

13 Sep 2018

By Ashley M. Holder Although a surgical career is becoming a path more traveled by women, few of them are pursuing the track of surgeon scientist.  In an era when fewer surgeons, regardless of gende...

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What Interviewers Don’t Say

10 Sep 2018

AWS National Medical Student Committee Tweetchat September 17, 2018 8 PM EST By Shree Agrawal Congratulations! You have finished your third year of medical school, and hopefully you are nearing ...

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Oh What A Night: An Interns Guide to Staying Afloat

06 Sep 2018

By Rachael Sundland As a brand new baby intern, the prospect of starting off with a month of night call feels like someone has just handed you the keys to a cruise ship and asked you to sail across t...

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Have you asked for it?

31 Aug 2018

By Ko Un ‘Clara’ Park When I was a trainee, my co-trainee was getting her manuscript finalized for submission, "It says the submission fee is $60."  Sure, sixty dollars isn’t a lot of money ...

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Succession is the key for change

16 Aug 2018

By Susana Vargas-Pinto I recently had a casual conversation about fellowship with one of our Chief residents who matched into cardiothoracic surgery, which lit up my curiosity and expectation. “I...

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Closing the Gap: Making History at Tulane

11 Jul 2018

Gender disparities and inequality in the workplace has been a subject of much discussion in the past century. Thanks to the relentless struggle and arduous fighting that many men and women have ignite...

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What is Private Practice Anyway?

07 May 2018

Private Practice. Academic Practice. It used to be a straightforward decision as the end of training loomed in the distance. It is a common enough query, a conversation starter as you scrub with your ...

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When the Storm Clears: A New Perspective

19 Nov 2017

For 14 days after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, I had no way of knowing if my parents were dead or alive. They’re fine, I told myself. Our house is not in a flood-prone area. The roof and walls a...