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#ILookLikeASurgeon: We can do it!!!

By: Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS @paulaferrada1
I truly believe the change in culture in surgery and in medicine needs to reach deeper, recognizing our humanity as a strength and not a weakness. Being human and complete is what makes us good doctors …

The Hardest Part

Watching the #ILookLikeASurgeon Twitter campaign has been a joy. I’ve long felt the old boys’ surgeon culture needed some shaking up.  (Facilitating cultural change was one of my goals in creating OnSurg.) May our new workplace culture recognize this: surgical …

Reflections on ‘The Great Work Life Debates’

From the Heels, Kicks, Scalpel by Surgeon in Heels
Last week I, along with nearly 10,000 other surgeons of various specialties, attended our profession’s premier annual meeting, the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. Of these, some 50 attended a panel session I chaired …