Tag: womeninmedicine

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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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Practicing medicine and surgery in different languages

14 Jul 2021

By Gabriela Azevedo Sansoni  One of the keys to a good healthcare professional and patient rapport is communication. This may seem obvious because it is very generic and can be applied to all hu...

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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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I did it my way!

16 Jun 2021

By Dr. Sabreen Al Zamil        Ever since medical school, plastic surgery was my passion. I was determined to become a plastic surgeon so I shadowed my professor (who later became my mentor). ...

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Physicians as Caregivers, A Powerful Position

04 Jun 2021

By Erin King-Mullins  What do you do when you are a physician and your loved one falls ill? It’s a paralyzing feeling to have someone you love hospitalized when you can’t direct their care, espe...

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A Reflection on My Intern Year

27 May 2021

By Joy Ayemoba Today I am fewer than six weeks from completing my intern year. Like many of my peers the transition from medical student to physician was a difficult one at best. The excitement to do...

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The Façade We Keep: Masking Mental Health

19 May 2021

By Alyssa Brown Trigger Warning: This piece includes details of a suicide attempt, which may be triggering to some readers. If you are thinking of hurting yourself, please contact the National Suicid...

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A ‘Little Extra’

13 May 2021

By Charoo Piplani, MBBS On a Sunday afternoon, while caring for my COVID 19 positive father at home in India, I decided to give him his favorite yet effective substitute for fluids – coconut water....