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I did it my way!

16 Jun 2021

By Dr. Sabreen Al Zamil        Ever since medical school, plastic surgery was my passion. I was determined to become a plastic surgeon so I shadowed my professor (who later became my mentor). ...

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The Façade We Keep: Masking Mental Health

19 May 2021

By Alyssa Brown Trigger Warning: This piece includes details of a suicide attempt, which may be triggering to some readers. If you are thinking of hurting yourself, please contact the National Suicid...

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A year of radical changes

08 Apr 2021

By Dr. Rocio Carrera  The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted our lives and plans. Almost a year after the world went into quarantine and after countless losses of lives, jobs, and homes, we can finally see...

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Just Keep Swimming

29 Oct 2020

By Elysa Margiotta, MD  I could have given up. I could have decided that it was all too much to handle, and just faded away.  To say that my path to becoming a physician was eventful is an understa...

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Working Towards Equity in Surgery

18 Jun 2020

By Patricia Martinez Quiñones  As a nation, we are facing the reality that systematic racism exists at all levels, affecting the communities we live in, the institutions we train in, and the patien...