Tag: Gender Disparities

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Succession is the key for change

16 Aug 2018

By Susana Vargas-Pinto I recently had a casual conversation about fellowship with one of our Chief residents who matched into cardiothoracic surgery, which lit up my curiosity and expectation. “I...

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Closing the Gap: Making History at Tulane

11 Jul 2018

Gender disparities and inequality in the workplace has been a subject of much discussion in the past century. Thanks to the relentless struggle and arduous fighting that many men and women have ignite...

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Sexual Harassment in Medicine

14 Feb 2018

I recently came across an LA Times headline asking, "Will Medicine be the next field to face a sexual harassment reckoning?" By now, we are all familiar with the Harvey Weinstein story and witnessed t...

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Why I Joined AWS

15 Nov 2017

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead I have been incredibly blessed in my life...

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Grey’s Anatomy: 5 Reasons to Aspire to be Like Seattle Grace Hospital

19 Apr 2017

By Sristi Sharma MD, MPH I confess--there are days when I like to unwind and binge watch Grey’s Anatomy. I revel at the personal drama, root for certain characters (Jackson!), cringe at medical a...

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The Greenberg Spike: How speaking out on implicit bias and gender equity in surgery continues to trend

01 Mar 2017

By Marissa A. Boeck When #ILookLikeASurgeon went viral in August 2015, many expected a short lived hashtag. Yet Dr. Caprice Greenberg, the president of the Association for Academic Surgery (AAS), h...