I haven't written anything about the #MeToo movement because every time I try, I just get this overwhelming feeling of fatigue, and my hands won't go to the keyboard. Plus, I almost feel like everything that could be said about it has been said, and said better than I could. Almost. Because I think that … Continue reading Yet more reflections on #metoo and where to go from here
10 years ago, I was finally--FINALLY!--about to be finished with training, and was looking for a job. By the way, I would just like to note, as I already have to my friends and family, how it's absolutely amazing that a person can make it to age 32, and not know how to look for … Continue reading Pump it up: pumping at a job interview
I decided to start a pinterest group board for pinning articles and images about empowerment of female physicians, the facts of mom doc life, and inspiration for women in medicine. I created the thing and then went on to search for applicable pins, and would you believe it (she says sarcastically, because YES you would … Continue reading The NEJM letter to the young female physician, and some thoughts of my own
As if right on cue, a day after I wrote my little ditty about fighting micro-aggression at the hospital, I was fed a big old dose of MACRO-aggression. No that I was particularly surprised by it, but it was just timely. So, this here goes out to all those folks who don't believe there is … Continue reading Is it ok to sew your colleague’s vagina shut so she doesn’t have more babies?
I really hated my OB/Gyn rotation as a medical student. It was all women residents, and all women patients, and all women nurses, so I thought, nothing good can come of so much estrogen in one place, both flowing from the patients and oozing from the doctors and emanating from nurses. There were a few … Continue reading My vagina monologue