So we’ve been preparing since Ava was born for our first overseas trip with her. We finally did it! Here are all the details and the things I’d do the same or differently the next around. First of all…flying…with a toddler…for 11 hours. I highly recommend booking an overnight flight so that baby has the best… Read the Post »
Another physician recently asked the large Physician Mom Group for their take on the causes of burnout in women. The usual list of things filled the comments: EHR Too many patients, too little time Too many meetings Others expecting 100% all the time at work and at home Managing home and work life Being the breadwinner… Read the Post »
With the end of National Suicide Awareness Week and the constant Instagram and Facebook reminders to check on your “strong” friends, I thought I’d touch on depression a bit today. I recently had a brief conversation with another physician mom about the feeling of being “alone”. Not lonely, but A-L-O-N-E. It is a very real, very… Read the Post »
The American Medical Association has deemed September as Women in Medicine month. #WIMMonth And TODAY, is Women in Medicine Day! I’m off and enjoying a night out with some girlfriends (not in medicine) to celebrate. If we learned anything on September 1st, it’s that physician moms have a huge voice, support for each other, and are… Read the Post »
Gary Tigges says “female physicians do not work as hard” and nothing needs to be “done”.