I am very excited that the #Ilooklikeasurgeon campaign has taken off so strongly. It works to break many boundaries and stereotypes about this amazing field. I'm a third year medical student just beginning my clinical years and still notice the deep-rooted stereotypes in the field. Whenever someone finds out I want to be a surgeon, they all respond "but you look nothing like a surgeon, you have very good bedside manner and actually enjoy talking to patients." Statements like the one above really indicate how deep-rooted these beliefs are, even within our very own healthcare field. This campaign has gained so much momentum over the course of these short few months, I’m excited to see where it goes.
With all that being said, I have a question I like to pose to many of my mentors. If you were to go back to the beginning stages of your training, is there anything you wish you would have known? Things you would have done differently? Advice for students?
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