AWS Publications Committee Webinars

The AWS Publications Committee is pleased to offer a series of virtual programs in 2024. 



August 14 at 7:30pm ET: Finding Your Job, led by Sophie Dream
Join the AWS Publications Committee for a Job Webinar this August! Attendees will learn how to build a network, prepare an application, negotiate a contract, succeed in an interview, and more. Presenters include Drs. Sarah Tevis, Juliet Lumati, Bopha Chrea, and Jessica McMullin.

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AWS Journal Club

The AWS Journal Club is an international peer-to-peer teaching curriculum that is focused on landmark papers in the field of general surgery with which all students and residents should be familiar. Student and resident members of AWS will have the opportunity to apply to present one of the landmark papers chosen for the journal club curriculum on a global platform.  We are also seeking residents and attendings to serve as mentors and moderators for each journal club session. The presentations will take place as a zoom event hosted by AWS, available internationally to all members and non-members of AWS. View articles and curriculum here

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July 23 at 8pm ET: AWS Journal Club Summer Series
The AWS Journal Club is an international peer-to-peer teaching curriculum that is focused on landmark papers in the field of general surgery with which all students and residents should be familiar. Join the Journal Club for their Summer Series discussion on July 23.

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2024 AWS Cross Mentorship Workshop Series

Join the AWS #HeForShe Committee for a virtual Cross-Mentorship Workshop Series, taking place monthly from June to November 2024! This six-part series will facilitate dialogue on mentoring the diverse group of mentees in surgery. 

  • June 11 at 7pm ET: Race and Ethnicity Differences, moderated by with Shannon Small and Isabela Sandiago
  • July 2 at 7pm ET: Gender Differences, moderated by Shannon Small and Yasmeen Qwaider
  • August 6 at 7pm ET: Sexuality Differences, moderated by Warqaa Akram and Priyanka Chugh
  • September 10 at 7pm ET: Ability/Disability Differences, moderated by Kristina Lemon and Nijmeh Alsaadi
  • October 1 at 7pm ET: Visibility and Intersectionality of Differences, moderated by Sofya Asfaw and Stalin Canizares
  • November 5 at 7pm ET: Institutional Barriers to DEI, moderated by Emilia Diego and Anna Kobzeva-Herzog
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 2024 AWS SCALPELS Series

Join the AWS Clinical Practice Committee for the AWS Surgeons' Career and Leadership Professional Education Lecture Series (SCALPELS). This virtual program seeks to educate women surgeons in the fundamentals of healthcare leadership in a practical manner. This program is generously sponsored by a grant from Intuitive.

All programs will take place at 8:00pm ET.

2024 SCALPELS Themes:

--June 13, 20 and 27: Raising the Next Generation
--July 11, 18 and 25: The Cost of Being a Female Surgeon
--August 8, 15, and 22: 4th Trimester and Beyond

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AWS Resident & Fellow Virtual Meetings

Join the AWS Resident and Fellow Committee for a series of virtual meetings in 2023! The AWS Resident and Fellow Committee is focused on addressing surgical trainee programs and issues, with an emphasis on engaging residents and fellows in the AWS at an early stage in their careers. Committee members work closely with many of the other additional AWS committees, with a significant level of interaction with the Medical Student committee. 

  • June 11 at 8pm ET
  • July 9 at 8pm ET
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Collaborative Programs

June 10 at 8:00pm CT

Join AWS and The Society of Asian Academic Surgeons for an exciting SAAS Sips program! The virtual event, titled "Navigating the Social Culture of Surgical Societies as Minority Women," is a casual, happy hour style event and registration will be capped at 20 participants.

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Past Webinars

AWS members can access recordings of past webinar programs after logging into their membership account. Not yet a member? Join now to view our past recorded webinars!