Category: women

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Pregnancy during Medical School & Residency

19 Dec 2013

by Callie Thompson, MDI have read a lot of discussions about “the right time” to have a baby during a career in medicine and most of them come to the conclusion that there is no right time. I don...

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“The Advice Less Given”

18 Dec 2013

by Stephanie Bonne, MDAs a relatively new mother (I have 2 boys, ages 3 and 1), I’m usually anti-advice. I often feel as if each person’s situation is unique and resources and priorities are vari...

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Family Life

16 Dec 2013

by Jennifer Knight, MD, FACSI picked this topic because for me, Family Life is a work in progress and sometimes putting thought into something you are working on often allows for enlightenment. As a s...

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Sexism & Surgery

12 Dec 2013

by Amalia Cochran, MD, MA, FACS, FCCM How many of you saw this great piece from Emily Graslie a couple of weeks ago?   I loved this video for a couple of reasons. One is obvious if you are ...

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Interview with Dr. Julie A. Freischlag

02 Dec 2013

by Bharti Jasra, MDA while back, there once was a little girl in Illinois who impressed everyone with her extraordinary performance at school. Her grandfather told her that when she grew up, people wo...

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Lean In: Book Review & Discussion (Part Two)

01 Oct 2013

by Sophia Kim McKinley, Callie Thompson, MD, and Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPH Chapter 4: It’s a Jungle Gym, not a Ladder (Sophia)Sandberg reveals that she did not have a master plan at the outset...

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Lean In: Book Review & Discussion (Part One)

30 Sep 2013

by Sophia Kim McKinley, Callie Thompson, MD, and Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPHIntroductionLean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead.Sheryl Sandberg published this book less than one year ago – and...