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The Many Forms of Mentorship

18 Oct 2021

By Hope Feldman and Rebecca Hoffman A mentor is defined in the dictionary as “an experienced and trusted advisor.” This may be an accurate definition, but it is rather vague. It does not begin to...

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Implicit Bias

16 Aug 2021

By Jessica G.Y. Luc, Lauren C. Kane, HelenMari Merritt-Genore, and Mara B. Antonoff  There have been great strides made in the number of women and in the diversity of trainees entering surgery in re...

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“You Matched, Now What?”

22 Mar 2021

By Alicia Greene Congratulations! This is a moment that you will always remember. Many of you have dreamed about being a physician for several years. Not only are you going to be a physician, but you...

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Diversity and Inclusion in Surgery

14 Feb 2021

By Yewande Alimi  As we progress through the month of February, the month also dedicated to Black History, I reflect on the notion of diversity and inclusion in the field of surgery. After the gut-w...

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Tips and Tricks for ABSITE Preparation

13 Dec 2020

By Scarlett Hao A behemoth of a test awaits every surgery resident each January. The dreaded ABSITE (American Board of Surgery In-Training Exam) is a standardized exam with 250 plus multiple choice q...

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Becoming a surgeon scientist

06 Dec 2020

By Genevieve Boland  Life is full of well-intentioned bad advice. On many occasions, I have been told not to pursue my career as a surgeon scientist, that it is not possible. It is clear that all ad...