News & Press
Filter news by category:

Read about recent events, essential information and the latest community news.

Displaying page 1 of 2
1  |  2

eConnections
Thursday, October 15, 2020
October 2020 Letter from Dr. Marie Crandall »
Dear Colleagues and Friends in AWS, I am truly honored to be this year's AWS President. I am motivated to serve our commu...
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Her Time Is Now Campaign »
During Women in Medicine Month 2020, there was a new campaign recognizing the role of healthcare leaders, medical societie...
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Book Review: The Coming Shortage of Surgeons »
We’ve all heard about physician shortages in the United States – usually in vague terms; the unspoken implications that ce...
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Mentor Spotlight: An Interview with Dr. Adeola Olaitan »
Miss Adeola Olaitan is a gynaecological oncologist at the University College London Hospital. She received her medical de...
Friday, August 28, 2020
Women in Surgery in Brazil »
Women in Surgery in Brazil  Fernanda Lage Lima Dantas 1 , Elizabeth G. Santos 2     - MD, MPH, T...
Friday, August 28, 2020
Book Review: Mis Tropiezos Hasta La Sala 6 »
In his autobiography “Mis tropiezos hasta la sala 6” (Translation: "My stumbling blocks/setbacks to OR #6") Dr. Raúl Garcí...
Friday, August 28, 2020
Book Review: The Rules of Medicine »
In a brutally honest, witty handbook on the unwritten rules of medicine she has learned throughout her career, Dr. Sonya S...
Friday, May 29, 2020
Mentor Spotlight: An Interview with Dr. J.E. “Betsy” Tuttle »
Dr. J.E. “Betsy” Tuttle is an abdominal transplant surgeon at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in...
Friday, May 29, 2020
Book Review: The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care »
I first read The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care , by T.R. Reid, when I wa...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Book Review: Direct Red »
In Direct Red , Dr. Gabriel Weston writes about her own experiences as a medical student, resident, and, ultimately, an o...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Mentor Spotlight: An Interview with Dr. Lori Pounds »
Dr. Lori Pounds is a vascular surgeon at the South Texas Veterans Health Care System, University Health System, and M...
Friday, February 7, 2020
February 2020 Letter from Dr. Sharon Stein »
Dear AWS members, Last week, you should have received a very important email from Association of Women Surgeons. I am...
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Book Review: After Kilimanjaro »
Book Review: After Kilimanjaro by Gayle Woodson, MD, FACS After Kilimanjaro describes the journey of Sara...
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Giselle Hamad »
Dr. Giselle Hamad is a minimally invasive bariatric surgeon at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She received h...
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Scott Ingram »
I cannot express enough words of gratitude to have found Dr. Scott early in my second year of medical school. He has been...
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Book Review: Small »
Book Review: Small: Life and Death on the Front Lines of Pediatric Surgery by Catherine Musemeche Before he...
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Highlights from the RAS-ACS Hangout on Medical Student Mistreatment »
On November 11, the Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS) hosted an incredibly inte...
Friday, October 4, 2019
Book Review: The Real Life of a Surgeon »
Book Review: The Real Life of a Surgeon by Arthur W. Perry, MD, FACS The Real Life of a Surgeon is a select...
Friday, October 4, 2019
Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Kristalyn Gallagher »
Photo: Dr. Kristalyn Gallagher pictured here with her mentee Dr. Apoorve Nayyar during 2019 Academic Surgical Congress in...
Friday, August 2, 2019
Book Review: In Shock »
Book Review: In Shock by Rana Awdish I had been hearing rumblings about the book In Shock by Dr. Rana Awdish,...
Friday, August 2, 2019
Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Jennifer Lawton »
This past January, I was fortunate to be paired with Dr. Jennifer Lawton through the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)...
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Medical Student Roundtable Part 2 »
Read part one of the Medical Student Roundtable  here . What are the successful strategies for maintaining a wo...
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Book Review: Women Don't Ask »
Book Review: Women Don't Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation—and Positive Strategies for Change by Linda Babcock...
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Mary T. Killackey »
Mary Killackey, MD is the Robert & Viola Chair of Surgery and Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at Tulane...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Your Path to Surgery »
Your Path to Surgery: A Roundtable with Medical Students from the Association of Women Surgeons National Medical Student C...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Dr. Kim Ephgrave Visiting Professorship 2018 »
It is my distinct pleasure to write this report regarding my recent visit to the Dell-Seton Medical Center and Dell Medica...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
The Dr. Sally Abston AWS Distinguished Member Award »
  The AWS Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of an award in honor of Dr. Sally Abston (1934-2008)...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Book Review: This Won't Hurt a Bit »
Book Review: This Won't Hurt A Bit (And Other White Lies): My Education in Medicine and Motherhood by Michelle Au, MD...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Stephanie Pannell »
Dr. Stephanie Pannell is board certified in General Surgery & Colorectal Surgery. She received her MD from Mercer Uni...
Monday, February 4, 2019
Article from 2018 AWS Foundation Grant Winner »
I first heard about the AWS Foundation Grant through my good friend and mentor Genevieve Boland, MD, PhD while I was still...
Monday, February 4, 2019
Photos from Dr. Crandall's Trip to China »
Panda Golden Snub-Nosed Monkey Tibetan Macaque
Monday, February 4, 2019
Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Gail Rosseau »
This month's eConnections features Dr. Gail Rosseau , a board-certified neurosurgeon with tremendous experience in global...
Monday, February 4, 2019
Book Review: The Woman in the Surgeon's Body »
Review of The Woman in the Surgeon's Body by Joan Cassell In this book, Dr. Joan Cassell, an anthropologist,...
Monday, December 3, 2018
This is Everyone's Lane »
By Stephanie Bonne On a busy day in the ICU, I was back and forth between meetings, notes and patients, when my phone b...
Monday, December 3, 2018
Interview with Dr. Monica Vera »
Interview by Mecker Moller, MD. Translation by Luz Maria Rodriguez, MD, FACS. Edited by Mecker Moller, MD, Luz Maria Rod...

Displaying page 1 of 2
1  |  2