Tag: WomenSurgeons

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Being a Surgeon and a Mother

31 Oct 2021

By Allison Letica-Kriegel and Erika Rangel  From a young age, I wanted to be a doctor. First a veterinarian, then a pediatrician, and finally a surgeon. I think, actually, I’ve always identified a...

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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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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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Studying for the USMLE as an IMG During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Working as a Research Trainee: My Experience

05 Aug 2021

By Susana Fortich, MD  Nothing had prepared me for what to expect when I made the decision to start studying for the USMLE step exams in December 2019. This is one of the most demanding experiences ...

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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 ...