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Prosciutto

14 Aug 2019

By Alyssa Brown During third year of medical school, you collect many new numbers and contacts, and your phone’s contact list becomes filled with labels like “Bridgit OB resident,” “Bill R...

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A Transplant Reflection

09 Aug 2019

By Priya Suri At first glance, he was a sinewy man—built long and hard. He was wheeled into the operating room (OR) intubated and eyes blinking. Was he blinded by the blaring white lights just l...

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Egyptian Women in Surgery

01 Aug 2019

By Hadeer Nasr An in-depth look into the history of ancient Egypt brings to light the certain fact that females can introduce themselves energetically even in a male dominated Kingdom. A few notab...

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Racing back to work

03 Jul 2019

By Bethany Harvey But, what about FMLA? That is the common response I receive when friends and family ask why I am working on formalizing a maternity/paternity leave and lactation guidelines for m...

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Egg Freezing Facts for Female Physicians

27 Jun 2019

By Anu Kathiresan As women in medicine, we are always focused on the next goal we need to achieve to advance our career. Though undergraduate education, medical school, residency, and fellowship, ...

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Remember: You’re Strong enough!

05 Jun 2019

The AWS blog is thrilled to recognize the experience and accomplishments of women surgeons around the world.  While women surgeons share many common experiences, we differ in our cultural norms,...

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One step at a time

29 May 2019

By Jaime D. Lewis I am more than a surgeon. I am an educator, a wife, and a mother. And among other things, I am also a runner. I recently completed my first (yes, first, as I am now fully awar...