Mothers in Medicine book

Mothers in Medicine, a blog to which I contribute, has just published its first book. It's a compilation of real stories and thoughtful advice inspired by women like myself - and, importantly, the women who have paved the way for my generation of female doctors - and I am honored to have had the chance …

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Beating Burnout (or at least trying)

Medical News Today put together this look at different ways that doctors spend their time outside of the hospital. I'm pleased to be included and fascinated by the variety of hobbies that others pursue. I can't claim that writing completely prevents burnout, but it certainly helps! Read the article here.

Year One

It was not long into my first year of medical school that I realized that I needed to write. I needed a way to process all that I was learning and feeling, something to enjoy and something to anchor myself. By the time I graduated, I had composed a collection of essays related - some …

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