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Calling all mentors and mentees! Apply by 10/25 to join the AWS-SURGERY Reviewer Academy, a 12-month program where you will learn all about peer review, reviewing a manuscript, basic statistical understanding, DEI issues, journal club, and more! womensurgeons.org/page/SURGERYRe…
We will be wrapping up our discussion in a few minutes. We will welcome any last minute questions! We hope you enjoyed our #AWSchat tonight. Thank you again to our moderators! We appreciate you taking the time to be here.
Last one: Q5. What are some things you wish you knew when you chose surgery? What are your favorite parts of this career and what are things you had not expected as a medical student? #AWSchat
Q4. For the attendings: what are some things you wish you knew when choosing your first job or negotiating a contract? For residents: What factors will be important to you when deciding on a fellowship program or job? #AWSchat
Q3. "How does she do it all?" and "Work life balance" are expressions used to describe commitment to people/things outside of work. What does this look like in your life? If you have children, what are some things you wish you knew when starting a family? #AWSchat
Q2. Mentorship can play a very important role in developing as a surgeon. What are some things you wish you knew about mentorship or being a mentee when you began residency? #AWSchat
Q1. With residency interview season beginning, what are some things you wish you knew when you were considering programs and making your rank list? #AWSchat #GenSurgMatch2022
"Things I wish I knew when..." tweet chat will be starting in 10 minutes. Please join us for an informative discussion on lessons learned by some of our favorite #womeninsurgery #AWSchat
Get excited, the time is almost here for our October #AWSchat! "What I wish I knew when..." A look at different steps in a surgeon's career and words of wisdom from women who have done it before. Join us tonight at 8-9 PM EST. #AWSchat
Don't forget tonight is the AWS Foundation Awards Event at 8 pm EST. There is still time to register if you haven't yet! Registration is complimentary, but donations are encouraged to support the Foundation. womensurgeons.org/page/2021AWSFA…
(3/3) Her current research centers on forming equitable research partnerships with patients and other invested stakeholders. She has 4 kids, ages 3-14, and enjoys knitting, reading, and exploring Utah in her non-work time.
(2/3) She graduated from Meharry Medical College and did all of her post-graduate clinical and research training at the University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA.
(1/3) Meet our moderators for #AWSchat! Last but not least we would like to introduce Dr. Callie Thompson. She is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT where she practices as a burn and critical care surgeon. @callie_mt
(2/2) She is passionate about making the surgical field one that is welcoming to women, families, and diverse & well-rounded individuals. Thank you for joining us for the October chat!
(1/2) Meet our #AWSchat moderators! Dr. Bredbeck is a PGY-6 at University of Michigan. She is interested in surgical oncology and health services research. @BrookeBredbeck
Mark your calendars: Monday 10/18 8pm EST. This months #AWSchat will address lessons learned by some incredible surgeons. @TaniaKArora @drbeckyhoffman @callie_mt @IEMcElroy @BrookeBredbeck. Join us for a great discussion.
5. She is the Chair for the Association of Surgical Education Committee on Citizenship and Global Responsibility. Outside of work I enjoy cooking, furniture refinishing and am actively looking for a puppy.
(4/4) Chair of the Association of Program Directors in Surgery’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, Chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee for the Association of Academic Surgery and Vice Chair of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Diversity.
(3/4) She is working on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at local and national levels. She is the GME subcommittee Chair of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Health Disparities and the Assistant Dean of Learner DEI for Augusta University,
(2/4) She has completed ABS Certification in General Surgery and Complex General Surgical Oncology. Her clinical interests include breast cancer and complex GI oncology. In surgical education, she is interested in curriculum development, evaluation and methods of coaching.
(1/4) Meet our moderators for #AWSchat! Dr. Arora is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at Augusta University at the Medical College of Georgia and the Program Director of the General Surgery Residency. @TaniaKArora
We've had such an amazing time at #awsfuture21 this weekend! So glad that you all could join virtually. What was the highlight of the conference for you?
Our final keynote presentation on global surgery starts now with Lisa Newman, MD, MPH, FACS, FASCO. Make sure you're watching! #awsfuture21
Today's breakout sessions are now beginning at #awsfuture21. Are you tuning in to Resources for Different Stages in Your Career, Negotiation Skills, or The Virtual Interview for Residency and Fellowship?
Day 2 of #awsfuture21 is starting now! Our first panel discussion around the topic of diversity is a must-see!
Very powerful work by @YewandeAlimiMD . Surgical training is hard enough, it can be made harder when trainees experience microaggressions due to immutable characteristics. #AWSfuture21
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SO EXCITED for the future change and advocacy from AWS. I’m honestly inspired and truly encouraged by the most recent session #awsfuture21
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Our final presentation of day 1 of #awsfuture21 is starting now on high-school mentoring. Don't miss more exciting sessions starting tomorrow at 10AM EST!
Amazing panel discussion on cross mentoring by @kipsDS2010 @miadiegomd @kprgrl3 @GordanaRasic @CJMannMD and others @WomenSurgeons. We heard some honest advice and great feedback on how we can mentor the #AWSfuture21
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Today we are feeling overwhelmed by our desire to be in all of the breakout rooms at once! 😩#AWSfuture2117
@WomenSurgeons The giants upon whose shoulders we stand. The future is bright because of them! #awsfuture21
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This could not be more true. Training is hard enough--we don't need to make it harder. There is no place for bias, microagressions, or discrimination in surgical training. @WomenSurgeons @WomenInThoracic twitter.com/kpmcguiremd/st…
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Excited to share (briefly!) in a few minutes, 2 techniques for building resilience: short & sweet, tailored to surgeons 😉#AWSfuture211twitter.com/minervies/stat…3
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Outstanding panel on Building Resilience Join us or check out the recorded session later #AWSfuture21 #ILookLikeASurgeon
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“See themselves in their patients” 👏👏👏 ye#AWSfuture21ei5R
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Thank you to @WomenSurgeons for the opportunity to share & discuss our work looking at risk management for high risk breast lesions with atypia! Looking forward to a great conference! #AWSfuture21 @UIowa_Surgery DOI: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2021.07.020
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Learning lots in the Handling Difficult Situations breakout room. Truly a privilege to hear from these expert panelists. #AWSfuture21
Our first breakout sessions are starting now at #awsfuture21! Which one are you attending? Strategies for Handling Difficult Situations, Cross-mentoring, Surgeon-Advocates, or Building Resilience?
Our keynote presentation on The History and Evolution of AWS starts now! Moderated by Betsy Tuttle, MD, MHA, FACS, with panelists Patricia Numann, MD, Leigh Neumayer, MD, MS, FACS, Hilary Safey, MD and Margaret Dunn, MD, MBA, FACS. #awsfuture21
#3 Recognizing the extent of gender bias and sexual harassment in plastic surgery, understanding what definitions of assault and harassment mean by Wendy Chen and coauthors from @UTHealthSurg
#2 @MadelineBTorres presenting work by @ErikaRangelMD and coauthors from @BrighamSurgery @CSPH_BWH talking about the incidence of infertility and pregnancy complications among female surgeons
Three Papers That Will Change Your Life. #1 Join us for @YewandeAlimiMD talking about the impacts of microaggressions and implicit bias in surgical training #AWSfuture21
@vegansurgeon @WomenSurgeons Excellent work by all, the #future of #surgery is bright with these rising ⭐️ ⭐️ I look forward to the publications and trials to come #AWSfuture2021
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Congratulations to the 2021 winner of the AWS Ethicon Fellowship Grant, @mkitano7, it was a pleasure to hear about your incredible research! #AWSfuture21
Thank you to @MadelineBTorres for moderating a fabulous research session @WomenSurgeons . We are truly seeing #AWSfuture21 through the work of these trainees!
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Finally: "Representation of Women on Surgical Panels in Urology" from @MarylandSurg
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