Tag: ILookLikeASurgeon

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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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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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“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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Inclusive Mentoring

07 Jan 2021

By Christy Chai, MD, FACS and Susan Tsai, MD, MHS, FACS This blog entry is the first in a series of six blogs authored by members of the Clinical Practice Committee writing in collaboration with our ...