Medical Training and Childbearing: Finding the Path

    By Jenny Leiser, MD As the mother of four adult children, I am often approached by young women considering medical careers. They wonder about that elusive work-life balance. They feel uncertain about whether there is room in their future for a family and a demanding career. The culture of medicine is undergoing many changes. … More Medical Training and Childbearing: Finding the Path

One Big Benefit to Being a Female Doctor (I think)

 By Brad Schleenbaker I was 12 years old when I found out about Poison Oak.  It wasn’t pleasant.  A weekend stop in Huntsville, AL, on the way to Florida, left my face unbearably itchy.  While my family enjoyed the sunny, uncrowded beaches of Destin in the fall my scrawny, unhappy frame sulked underneath a beach … More One Big Benefit to Being a Female Doctor (I think)