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SSAT Soundbites: A Podcast Series for Surgeons

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Apr 14, 2021

In this edition of SSAT's Mentor of the Month, Dr. Jessica Zaman of the SSAT Resident and Fellow Education Committee interviews Dr. Steven C Stain.

The questions answered in this month's Mentor of the Month Video:

  1. Why does diversity in surgery matter?
  2. In your grand rounds, you discussed the curb cut effect. Can you speak more about that phenomenon and how this applies to diversity?
  3. What are some challenges in addressing diversity you have faced throughout your career?
  4. What are some of the current barriers increasing diversity amongst surgical trainees and faculty?
  5. How do we advocate for our patients who are suffering from adverse consequences due to their race, cultural background, or gender status?