Tag: surgery

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The Jill of All Trades

13 Aug 2020

By Joy Alvarado I was once a general surgery enthusiast. I stood steadfast in my belief in the renaissance surgeon, and convinced many others that our nation was in dire need of a general surgery rev...

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Trauma in the Time of COVID

10 May 2020

By Jeff Claridge and Lillian Kao As trauma surgeons and acute care surgeons, we are available 24/7 for all types of emergencies and crises. We often find ourselves at the epicenter of disasters, such...

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Making It Work

27 Nov 2019

By Joy Alvarado It’s not on everyone’s mind as they contemplate going into a surgical residency, but it was on my mind: Could I handle the physical challenges of this new diagnosis under the ergo...

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“Are you doing my surgery?”: Addressing Microaggressions in Surgery

16 May 2019

By Eva M. Luo, MD, MBA and Rose L. Molina, MD, MPH “Lucy” is a new patient in the Gynecologic Oncology Clinic and she is visibly anxious. As you carefully explain your recommendation for s...