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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...

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Should you get an MBA?

22 May 2019

By Heather Yeo As I come to the end of my MBA and MS in Healthcare Leadership, I have spent a lot of time thinking about what these degrees mean to me and my career.  The past two years have ...

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Waiting Your Turn

08 May 2019

By Alyssa Brown I remember very clearly the first time I heard about Match Day.  We were sitting in the lecture hall, and we stopped lecture to watch the live stream of Match Day.  This was almo...

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Becoming Human Again

24 Apr 2019

By Susana Vargas-Pinto Sign out. Rounds. Run the list. Check labs and images. Do the orders, start the notes and check my ‘to-do-list’ boxes for the day. Done! A series of events perfectly orc...

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How soon is too soon?

17 Apr 2019

“Fifty percent of physicians leave their first job within 5 years.”  This statistic rang through my head as I sat looking at the computer screen.  My mentor from fellowship had emailed ...

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Practice Finances

28 Mar 2019

By Feibi Zheng For those in academic and/or employed practice, your practice finances can seem like a black box. Whether you are salaried, on a production model or a blend of both, I encourage you...

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Save your rear

14 Mar 2019

By Anne Fabrizio Buttocks. Butt. Bum. Booty. Badonkadonk.  That’s just a few ways we refer to our bottoms.  We speak freely about our rear ends when it comes to dancing or working out....

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What I’ve learned in private practice

06 Mar 2019

By Emily Murphy Full disclosure: I am a private practice surgeon in the truest sense of the term, I am a partner in a six-person group who provides care at a 545-bed hospital almost exclusively. Fu...