Quick Snips: Resident and Fellow Life

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UArizona-led research suggests gender bias in surgery resident evaluations

By: Olivia Miltner | February 28, 2022

New research led by University of Arizona researchers indicates that gender may play an unfair role in attending surgeons’ technical evaluations of surgical residents, according to the study published in the Journal of Surgical Education.

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Leadership Under Pressure: Dr. Adil Lokhandwala, Surgeon and Officer

By: Olivia Miltner | November 10, 2021

If Adil Lokhandwala, MD, is defined by anything, it’s a relentless pursuit of his goals and a steadfast commitment to hard work. Two decades ago when he came to the U.S., Dr. Lokhandwala was determined to build a life for himself, and he found himself dreaming about becoming a doctor. Now, as a surgeon and a captain in the U.S. Army, Dr. Lokhandwala applies the same work ethic, leadership skills and resourcefulness during his operations as a physician and military member.

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Dr. Villalvazo with family at medical school graduation

Resident Spotlight: PGY3 Dr. Yadira Villalvazo

By: Yadira Villalvazo, MD | August 20, 2021

Get to know PGY 3 General Surgery Resident Dr. Yadira Villalvazo in three questions.

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