Dear Dr. Barry, As a woman, a Canadian, a recently graduated physician, a mother of two young children (both of whom I gave birth to and raised while in medical school), and a future ob-gyn, I am quite appalled by the choices you have made regarding your patient care. Of course, we are all entitled… Continue reading An Open Letter To Chantal Barry
There are some pretty amazing Medicine and Motherhood blogs out there in the blogsphere these days. I know I have read more than my share of them and they sure are helpful, funny, and encouraging. What I've noticed, however, is that most (if not all) of the blogs I've read are written by American mom/physicians.… Continue reading Calling Canadian Physician Moms!
Last week I was asked to give a speech about the benefits of mentoring to a group of college alumni. Both K and I were asked if we could come and share some of our experiences with the hopes of encouraging more physicians to become part of the mentoring program. Unfortunately, K was unable to… Continue reading Mentoring Speech
Today I realized that I need to change my attitude towards learning. I am starting a new type of medical education: clerkship. I need to appreciate that I will be learning in a very different way than I am used to. The last few months of the didactic teaching portion of my medical education have… Continue reading Attitude Adjustment