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May 26, 2022
"Several valuable lessons can be learned from the Syrian conflict and the immense experience of the Syrian American Medical Society’s (SAMS) efforts, coordination, and contributions developing oncology centers in northern Syria," said Dr. M. Bassel Atassi.
May 24, 2022
As you begin fellowship, "the sheer amount of new knowledge you’re expected to learn [is] like being handed and expected to read a book in a language you barely know," writes Dr. Matthew Kurian.
May 19, 2022
Dr. Khalid El Bairi advises early-career researchers in low- and middle-income countries to focus first on learning universal methodology, then on targeted training for specific projects.
May 17, 2022
"If we, as knowledgeable people, start informing women whom we come across about cervical cancer screening, we add a drop to the ocean of wellness," said Dr. Pesona Grace Lucksom.
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Inas Abuali, MD, FACP

Inas Abuali, MD, FACP, is a hematologist oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital/instructor at Harvard Medical School. An ASCO member since 2014, she is passionate about medical education and professional career development and has served on several committees including the ASCO Trainee and Early Career Council, the Scientific Program Committee, and the Question Writing Group Committee. Follow Dr. Abuali on Twitter @inas_md.

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Feb 08, 2022
We need authentic and honest conversations about professional failures. I was fortunate to have one with Dr. Fawzi Abu Rous.
Nov 24, 2021
Transitions are hard in a medical career, especially as the holidays approach, but you can offer colleagues the gift of a listening ear and a safe space. 
Jul 27, 2021
July is a time of new beginnings and transitions in academic medicine. As I wrapped up my fellowship, I thought often of the adage: “Comparison is the thief of joy.”
Jun 01, 2021
Although clinician-educator is still a less traditional academic track in many organizations, there is a growing community of dedicated leaders in this field.
Apr 07, 2021
Educating ourselves about various religious customs and beliefs, in my opinion, is one way to promote inclusiveness. During Ramadan, you can help facilitate an inclusive culture at your institution in a few ways.
Feb 11, 2021
Our oncology training is shaped by those who devote their time to helping us turn our weaknesses into strengths, and all of us have a role to play as teachers.

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