Tag: womeninmedicine

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The Many Forms of Mentorship

18 Oct 2021

By Hope Feldman and Rebecca Hoffman A mentor is defined in the dictionary as “an experienced and trusted advisor.” This may be an accurate definition, but it is rather vague. It does not begin to...

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How was your day?

02 Sep 2021

By Alyssa Brown How was your day? This is always such a loaded question. It also probably explains why I don’t call my family and non-medical friends as much while I’m on the trauma ICU rotation....

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Coming Home

26 Aug 2021

By Alyssa Brown I left Louisville 2 years and 51 weeks ago- now I am back. When I moved to Minnesota to get my PhD, I knew that I would come back. It was always a temporary goodbye to the hospital. G...

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Implicit Bias

16 Aug 2021

By Jessica G.Y. Luc, Lauren C. Kane, HelenMari Merritt-Genore, and Mara B. Antonoff  There have been great strides made in the number of women and in the diversity of trainees entering surgery in re...

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Taming the Shrew Called Anxiety

12 Aug 2021

By Jamesa Fabien A million thoughts raced through my mind: “Need to do well on Step” “Need to publish” “Need to network” “Need to be EXTRAORDINARY!!!” I struggled to focus on the text...

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Experiences of a Surgical Resident in a COVID-19 Dedicated Hospital

30 Jul 2021

By Dr. Maymona Choudry When the first case of COVID-19 broke out in the Philippines, in an attempt to limit the spread of the infection, "Community Quarantine" by the government, with varying levels ...

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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). ...