It's time to celebrate diversity in surgery with the #ILookLikeASurgeon hashtag.
Inspired by surgery resident Heather Logghe, who says it best: "As women surgeons, whether we are in our first year of training or an emeritus professor, it's most important that we ourselves believe we 'look' like surgeons. Because we do."
And it's taken off.
Below is a continuously-updated Storify of this movement.
You need to watch ZDoggMD's latest. This is one of the most powerful videos you'll see. Ever.
From ZDoggMD himself: "Here’s Ain’t The Way To Die, based on the Eminem and Rihanna masterpiece Love The Way You Lie. It’s the first video we’ve made that is not funny -- well, that is not funny on purpose, in any case. We initially planned to use blatant comedy to break down taboos around the process ...
Healthcare Not Fair is a web series taking a satirical look at our dysfunctional health system. Taken from the perspective of the beleaguered physician, real-life internist Waqas Khan shows you why the American dream for physicians is threatened now, more than ever. (Warning: Explicit language.)
A patient undergoing a colonoscopy pressed "record" on his smartphone before being sedated, hoping to capture instructions from his physicians after the procedure. What he heard instead was shocking: "In addition to their vicious commentary, the doctors discussed avoiding the man after the colonoscopy, instructing an assistant to lie to him, and then placed a false diagnosis on his chart."
The incident cost his anesthesiologist $500,000 in the ensuing malpractice and defamation ...