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The Importance of Mentorship and Experiences

The Importance of Mentorship and Experiences

OCTOBER 31, 2018
OCTOBER 31, 2018
By Fabiola Valenzuela | As one of the winners of an essay contest held by the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine Surgery Department and Interest Group, I was given the opportunity to attend the Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) annual conference and American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress. Attending the ACS Clinical Congress...
By Fabiola Valenzuela | As one of the winners of an essay contest held by the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine Surgery Department and Interest Group, I was given the opportunity to attend the Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) annual conference and American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress. Attending the ACS Clinical Congress...
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Becoming a Woman in Surgery

Becoming a Woman in Surgery

OCTOBER 25, 2018
OCTOBER 25, 2018
By Rachel Salinas | Becoming a surgeon is an intimidating endeavor. The moment I said it out loud, people would comment on how hard the hours are, how mentally and emotionally exhausting this career is, and they would always encourage me to research other specialties. For a Hispanic...
By Rachel Salinas | Becoming a surgeon is an intimidating endeavor. The moment I said it out loud, people would comment on how hard the hours are, how mentally and emotionally exhausting this career is, and they would always encourage me to research other specialties. For a Hispanic...
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It’s a Hard ‘Knot’ Life

It’s a Hard ‘Knot’ Life

DECEMBER 7, 2018
DECEMBER 7, 2018
By Shawn Izadi | I was sitting in the back row at the inaugural meeting for the Latino Surgical Society when the introductions around the room began. As each person introduced themselves, it felt as though their levels of prestige kept rising. First some residents, then fellows...
By Shawn Izadi | I was sitting in the back row at the inaugural meeting for the Latino Surgical Society when the introductions around the room began. As each person introduced themselves, it felt as though their levels of prestige kept rising. First some residents, then fellows...
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Upcoming Event

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Business Meeting & Workshop

We will be hosting a business meeting and networking event at the upcoming 2019 Hispanic Health Conference taking place in Arlington, VA.

Business Meeting
Potomac 6
Friday, April 12, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Workshop C4. Surgical and Oral Health Priorities for Latinos - CME
Potomac 6
Saturday, April 13, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202

Advance.
Encourage.
Improve.

We are advancing initiatives to promote the welfare of Latino populations at every level.

We encourage the study of diseases and healthcare issues important to Latinos.

We continue to improve Latino surgical sections and collaborations in medical societies such as American College of Surgeons, National Hispanic Medical Association, and the American Medical Association.

Advance.
Encourage.
Improve.

We are advancing initiatives to promote the welfare of Latino populations at every level.

We encourage the study of diseases and healthcare issues important to Latinos.

We continue to improve Latino surgical sections and collaborations in medical societies such as American College of Surgeons, National Hispanic Medical Association, and the American Medical Association.


Follow LSS

Follow LSS


The Importance of Mentorship and Experiences

The Importance of Mentorship and Experiences

OCTOBER 31, 2018
OCTOBER 31, 2018
By Fabiola Valenzuela | As one of the winners of an essay contest held by the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine Surgery Department and Interest Group, I was given the opportunity to attend the Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) annual conference and American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress. Attending the ACS Clinical Congress...
By Fabiola Valenzuela | As one of the winners of an essay contest held by the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine Surgery Department and Interest Group, I was given the opportunity to attend the Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) annual conference and American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress. Attending the ACS Clinical Congress...
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Becoming a Woman in Surgery

Becoming a Woman in Surgery

OCTOBER 25, 2018
OCTOBER 25, 2018
By Rachel Salinas | Becoming a surgeon is an intimidating endeavor. The moment I said it out loud, people would comment on how hard the hours are, how mentally and emotionally exhausting this career is, and they would always encourage me to research other specialties. For a Hispanic...
By Rachel Salinas | Becoming a surgeon is an intimidating endeavor. The moment I said it out loud, people would comment on how hard the hours are, how mentally and emotionally exhausting this career is, and they would always encourage me to research other specialties. For a Hispanic...
Read More Read More

It’s a Hard ‘Knot’ Life

It’s a Hard ‘Knot’ Life

DECEMBER 7, 2018
DECEMBER 7, 2018
By Shawn Izadi | I was sitting in the back row at the inaugural meeting for the Latino Surgical Society when the introductions around the room began. As each person introduced themselves, it felt as though their levels of prestige kept rising. First some residents, then fellows...
By Shawn Izadi | I was sitting in the back row at the inaugural meeting for the Latino Surgical Society when the introductions around the room began. As each person introduced themselves, it felt as though their levels of prestige kept rising. First some residents, then fellows...
Read More Read More

Advance.
Encourage.
Improve.

We are advancing initiatives to promote the welfare of Latino populations at every level.

We encourage the study of diseases and healthcare issues important to Latinos.

We continue to improve Latino surgical sections and collaborations in medical societies such as American College of Surgeons, National Hispanic Medical Association, and the American Medical Association.

Advance.
Encourage.
Improve.

We are advancing initiatives to promote the welfare of Latino populations at every level.

We encourage the study of diseases and healthcare issues important to Latinos.

We continue to improve Latino surgical sections and collaborations in medical societies such as American College of Surgeons, National Hispanic Medical Association, and the American Medical Association.


Follow LSS

Follow LSS


Advance.
Encourage.
Improve.

We are advancing initiatives to promote the welfare of Latino populations at every level.

We encourage the study of diseases and healthcare issues important to Latinos.

We continue to improve Latino surgical sections and collaborations in medical societies such as American College of Surgeons, National Hispanic Medical Association, and the American Medical Association.

Follow LSS

Upcoming Event

Business Meeting & Workshop
We will be hosting a business meeting and networking event at the upcoming 2019 Hispanic Health Conference taking place in Arlington, VA.

Business Meeting
Potomac 6
Friday, April 12, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Workshop C4. Surgical and Oral Health Priorities for Latinos - CME
Potomac 6
Saturday, April 13, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202

Get in touch

Get in touch

Reach out to our team for any questions regarding membership, sponsorship information, or if you have any other questions you might have in regards to LSS.

We'll try and answer your message in a timely manner.
Reach out to our team for any questions regarding membership, sponsorship information, or if you have any other questions you might have in regards to LSS.

We'll try and answer your message in a timely manner.
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