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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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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....

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The History and Physical

18 Mar 2021

By Caitlin Burke My mother worked full time when I was in elementary school, and when she came home I would recount my entire school day.  The level of detail I included was unusual – right down t...

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Palliative Care in the TICU

10 Mar 2021

By Bethany Wood Harvey I think it’s a fair assumption to say the Trauma ICU is a bit different than anywhere else in the hospital. Our patients are often in our care unexpectedly; they are ‘healt...

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Communicating Across Differences

05 Mar 2021

By Jaime Lewis and Virginia Shaffer This blog entry is the second in a series of six blogs authored by members of the AWS Clinical Practice Committee writing in collaboration with our society liaison...

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Diversity and Inclusion in Surgery

14 Feb 2021

By Yewande Alimi  As we progress through the month of February, the month also dedicated to Black History, I reflect on the notion of diversity and inclusion in the field of surgery. After the gut-w...