From the Editor – in – Chief: Top papers from the association of women surgeons

Published:November 17, 2022DOI:
      In the January Issue of The American Journal of Surgery (AJS) we feature manuscripts from the Association of Women Surgeons (AWS). I want to thank AWS Society Editors Heena Santry (Senior Editor), Caitlin Hicks (Editor), and Jennifer Pilchta (Junior Editor) for putting together a fabulous issue. We are happy to feature the papers from their annual meeting as highlights below:
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        • Shaughnessy E.
        Association of Women Surgeons 2022 Presidential Address: Our fortieth year: a ruby anniversary.
        Am J Surg. 2022;
      1. Chagpar AB. The impact of a virtual negotiation training course on female trainees. Am J Surg doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2022.09.033.

        • Marmor H.
        • et al.
        Does Virtual Negotiation Trainings Teach Women to Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is?.
        Am J Surg. 2022;
        • Hemal Kr J.
        • Chen W.
        • Bourne D.
        Fertility & childbearing outcomes of female plastic surgeons: How far have we Come in 25 Years?.
        Am J Surg. 2022;
        • Adams A.
        • Weaver M.L.
        The opportunity cost of operating: Infertility increases among female plastic surgeons.
        Am J Surg. 2022;
        • Estrada J.
        • Larson K.E.
        • Kilgore L.J.
        • et al.
        Safety of de-escalation of surgical intervention for atypical ductal hyperplasia on percutaneous biopsy: one size does not fit all.
        Am J Surg. 2022;
        • Record S.
        • Chiba A.
        ADH: To Excise or Not to Excise, That is the Question.
        Am J Surg. 2022;
        • Lenart E.
        • et al.
        Isolated facial fractures transferred for higher level of care.
        Am J Surg. 2022;
        • Reynolds T.
        • Koganti D.
        Is your face worth it? The cost of transfer for isolated facial fractures.
        Am J Surg. 2022;
        • Park G.
        • et al.
        Organizational assessment of health literacy within an academic medical center.
        Am J Surg. 2022;
        • Kim G.J.
        The University of Michigan Academy of Surgical Educators: A simple but innovative way to promote the value of surgical education and celebrate surgical educators.
        Am J Surg. 2022;
        • Kim E.K.
        • et al.
        Surgical Skills Coaches: Preparing for a peer-assisted learning model to train medical students in surgical skills.
        Am J Surg. 2022;
        • Bulter P.D.
        • et al.
        Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS) diversity, equity, and inclusion series: Microaggressions - Lessons Learned from Black Academic Surgeons.
        Am J Surg. 2022;
        • Wyssusek K.
        • et al.
        The importance of product stewardship for plastic recovery of polyethylene terephthalate in the operating room.
        Am J Surg. 2022;
        • Tsagkaris C.
        • et al.
        Is it about time to develop social surgery?.