Tag: #diversityandinclusion

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Spread the girl power

22 Jul 2021

By Alesha Ramírez Lobato Since I started as a medical student at one of the best universities in Mexico, I have thought about everything that facilitated me getting there. Mainly, I know that it was...

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Achieving Diversity Through Inclusive Leadership

28 Jun 2021

By Monica Jain, MD and Sadia Tasnim, MD Diversity and inclusion stimulate energy and drive performance – every individual that brings their unique perspectives to the team promotes creativity and i...

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White Coat

12 Jun 2021

By Sophia Hernandez, MD    Many leaders in medicine have identified the white coat as a shield of armor—a  “visibility cloak”—the very piece of cloth that provides minority physicians wit...

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Half-Chinese and Half-Vegetarian

24 May 2021

By Heather Yeo, MD, MHS, MBA, MS Growing up in a small rural town in Oregon, I was not surrounded by a very diverse community. I don’t think I even understood the words “race,” “ethnicity,”...

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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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The Important E’s

09 Oct 2020

By Chantal Reyna MD, FACS Lets face it, 2020 has not been kind. Pandemic. Race Riots. Unexpected Deaths. It has been a challenging year on many fronts. Hopefully it will lead to increased awareness o...

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AWS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

16 Sep 2020

By Minerva A. Romero Arenas, MD, MPH The past 6 months have felt like both a whirlwind and slow-motion. I have been looking for every bit of good news and reasons to celebrate to help keep my mood up...