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    Women in Medicine: sacrifice and rewards

    What does it mean to be a woman in the medical field? In med school? On November 22, 2015 I attended a panel for BYU’s Association of Future Female Physicians. I arrived a little bit early, a case of twenty-four water bottles in arms (that’s what you do for your ambitious friend who wants to be an OBGYN). Two of the women on the panel were already up at the front talking to each other. I took a place at one of the tables. A fashion lover, I was already admiring one of the women’s outfit: tan suede 3-inch Mary Janes, straight-leg ankle dress pant, a black buttonless cardigan. She…