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Association of Women Surgeons Podcast

Sep 5, 2019

CEO of Wake Forest Baptist Health and Dean of Wake Forest School of Medicine Dr. Julie Freischlag reflects on leadership in surgery and the changing healthcare workplace. The interview with Dr. Lillian Erdahl was recorded during Freischlag's time as the 2019 University of Iowa Carol Scott-Conner Visiting Professor...


Aug 26, 2019

In this third and final episode of the series highlighting women surgeons' voices, we present two more surgeons stories of resilience.

Dr. Sujana Chandrasekhar shares the story of an enormous professional challenge and how she recovered from it. Dr. Mindy Le shares how a family illness during her third year of medical...


Aug 8, 2019

In this second episode of our series highlighting women surgeons' voices, we present two more moving stories from our AWS 2018 Story Slam.

Dr. Janey Pratt tells of her experience as a mother and doctor during a family emergency and the lesson she learned that informs her daily practice. Medical Student Kyung Yoon tells...


Jul 29, 2019

In this first of our series highlighting women surgeons' voices, three women surgeon storytellers share personal experiences.

Dr. Katherine Morris tells of a patient with cancer facing difficult choices. Dr. Marilee McBoyle discusses the seven-year itch brought on by a lawsuit. Dr. Brandi Scully shares her own story of...


Jun 23, 2019

Professor Emerita and former Chair of Surgery Dr. Carol Scott-Conner discusses her career in surgery with Dr. Lillian Erdahl and Dr. Naina Bagrodia. She is the 2019 American College of Surgeons Olga Jonasson lecturer. During this interview, she reflects on the many academic pursuits of her career including her time...