Tag: ILookLikeASurgeon

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9th International Women in Surgery Symposium – Realizing the Quadruple Threat

05 Mar 2018

I had the privilege of attending the 9th Annual Women in Surgery Symposium on February 16-18, led by Dr. Sharona Ross and Dr. Patricia Turner. The Women in Surgery Career Symposium started 9 years ag...

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An Open Letter to AWS Members from Communications Committee

22 Feb 2018

Two years ago, a friend and mentor approached me and asked me to help manage the communications team for AWS. Like I do with most things, I approached this with gusto. I got organized, made lists, set...

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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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Implicit Bias

04 Oct 2017

By Doreen Agnese, MD As the deadline approaches for this blog, I again wonder what topic will be interesting to discuss. I try to gather inspiration from prior blog posts, and as I scroll through t...

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How to Maximize your CV in Medical School

13 Sep 2017

By Faith Robertson The curriculum vitae (loosely translated from Latin as “Course of life”) is a concise overview of your experiences and academic achievements over time. As a medical student, yo...

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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...

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A cancer of young women

12 Jan 2017

By Minerva Romero Arenas The new year brings with it a time to reflect on the past, the present, and the future. Inspired by the writers the past few weeks, I also took the opportunity to reflect o...

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Dressing Your Best, Inside Out

05 Jan 2017

By: Natalie Tully Every year after the post-midnight New Year’s celebrations wind down, we each start the all-too familiar process of declaring resolutions for the coming twelve months. In that s...