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Mentoring women well: Perspectives of junior physician-scientists on what it really takes

  • Ann L. Jennerich
    Correspondence
    Address correspondence to: Ann L. Jennerich, MD, MS, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359762, Seattle, WA 98104.
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    Division of Pulmonary (A.L.J., C.E.B.), Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA

    Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence (A.L.J., C.E.B., N.K., R.K.S., S.P.Y.W.), University of Washington, Seattle, WA
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  • Crystal E. Brown
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    Division of Pulmonary (A.L.J., C.E.B.), Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA

    Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence (A.L.J., C.E.B., N.K., R.K.S., S.P.Y.W.), University of Washington, Seattle, WA
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  • Nita Khandelwal
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    Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence (A.L.J., C.E.B., N.K., R.K.S., S.P.Y.W.), University of Washington, Seattle, WA

    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine (N.K.), University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA
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  • Rashmi K. Sharma
    Affiliations
    Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence (A.L.J., C.E.B., N.K., R.K.S., S.P.Y.W.), University of Washington, Seattle, WA

    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine (R.K.S.), University of Washington, Seattle, WA
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  • Susan P.Y. Wong
    Affiliations
    Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence (A.L.J., C.E.B., N.K., R.K.S., S.P.Y.W.), University of Washington, Seattle, WA

    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care (S.P.Y.W.), VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

    Division of Nephrology and Kidney Research Institute (S.P.Y.W.), Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
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      The life of a physician-scientist is fast paced, at many times exhausting and simultaneously exhilarating. Never-ending demands, both from our work and personal lives, make it challenging to take the time necessary to reflect on where we are, how we arrived here, and where we are ultimately headed. Then, in a flash, something earth-shattering happens to us or someone we care about. In those moments, when life makes the least sense, we are forced to pause. The news of a terminal diagnosis for our beloved mentor, Randy Curtis, was one such moment. Now, we stop and consider the ways he has contributed to our personal growth and professional careers and continues to support us in all our endeavors.
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