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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 »
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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...
Monday, December 3, 2018
Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Trista Reid »
Whenever you ask a resident or a medical student about their experience working with Dr. Trista Reid, her outstanding comm...
Monday, October 1, 2018
Committee Spotlight: Member Services Committee »
The Member Services Committee is in charge of developing and maintaining programs to promote new membership and retent...
Monday, October 1, 2018
Book Review: In the Land of Invisible Women »
Review of In the Land of Invisible Women by Dr. Qanta Ahmed After she was denied a visa to stay and practice in the...
Monday, October 1, 2018
Mentor Spotlight: An Interview with Dr. Ellie Kiell »
When considering who to interview for the AWS Mentor Spotlight, I wanted to highlight a female surgeon who balances her ma...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Michael M. Haglund »
Michael M. Haglund, MD, PhD, MACM, FAANS, FCS (ECSA) is a Distinguished Professor of Neurosurgery and the Residency Progr...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Member Spotlight: Madeline B. Torres »
This month's member spotlight is on Madeline B. Torres , who serves as the liaison between the Resident and Associate Soc...
Friday, June 1, 2018
Member Spotlight: Sasha Adams »
This month's member spotlight is on Sasha Adams , who went to medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina,...
Friday, June 1, 2018
Committee Spotlight: Clinical Practice Committee »
The Clinical Practice Committee's aim is to support and promote women surgeons in various practice environments including...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Mentor Spotlight: An Interview with Dr. Silvania Klug Pimentel »
As I volunteered to write this edition of the AWS Mentor Spotlight, I couldn't think of a better female surgeon to intervi...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
AWS Member Spotlight: Resident and Fellow Committee »
The Resident and Fellow Committee’s aim is to develop resources to support and promote women in surgical residency program...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Mentor Spotlight: An Interview with Dr. Doreen Wiggins »
During my first year of medical school, I was incredibly lucky to be paired with Dr. Doreen Wiggins for our doctoring cour...
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Member Spotlight: Sarah Armenia & Shree Agrawal »
Sarah Armenia, currently in her research year between MS2 and MS3 at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and Shree Agrawal,...
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Committee Highlight: Medical Student Committee »
by Shree Agrawal Our mission on the AWS National Medical Student Committee is to support your exploration and inter...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
How to Negotiate - Future Surgeon »
HOW-TO NEGOTIATE YOUR WORTH Mohini Dasari As a fourth-year medical student slated to begin residency in a few months...

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