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Growing Pains

22 Apr 2022

By Olivia Cheng  “What are you doing?” This was the forever question my mentor would ask me in the operating room when we worked together. It was often paired with “Go faster,” “Slow down,...

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Waiting Your Turn: Part 2

30 Mar 2022

By Alyssa Brown In 2019, I stood by and watched as my friends and classmates matched. It was the spring of my first year in the PhD program. I had made the flight down to watch them match. It was a b...

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SURGICAL INNOVATION: AN UPCOMING TWEETCHAT

25 Mar 2022

By Dr. Mark Cohen Surgeons are frequently engaged in the incorporation of new technologies in their practice. In the operating room, the clinic, and even the board room, they combine technical skill ...

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Medical students: The Happy AND Productive

24 Mar 2022

By Oshadhi Rodrigo A happy AND productive medical student? Yes it’s possible, and no I’m not lying. Medical school can be tough. The long hours spent reading and the rest spent at the hospital ca...

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Is Surgery for Me?

16 Mar 2022

By Ariana Naaseh, MD I was one of the medical students who always swore there was absolutely no way I’d become a surgeon. I’d heard too many stories about surgeon personalities and the terrible a...

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What Do You Expect of You?

23 Feb 2022

By Tiffany R. Sanchez & Angel D. Chavez Rivera As new leaders of the Association of Women Surgeons Chapter at San Juan Bautista School of Medicine in Puerto Rico, we asked for a lot of hel...

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Writing a Blog Piece for AWS

03 Feb 2022

By Alyssa Brown            I blame Camila Guetter for my involvement with the Association of Women Surgeon’s Blog. Well, blame is too strong of a word. I should say I am lucky that Camila Gue...