I Believe There’s No Such Thing as Work-Life Balance

By: Katherine Fortenberry, PhD Previously published June 7, 2013, on the CFHA Blog I believe there’s no such thing as work-life balance. I think this every morning when I leave for work, watching my two-year-old son press his face against the front window and wave at me as I back down the driveway. It comes … Continue reading I Believe There’s No Such Thing as Work-Life Balance

Priority Setting: personal wellness versus getting your job done

 by Stephen Merrell I recently confessed to my fellow residents a personal struggle of mine: getting the amount of exercise that I encourage my patients to get.  The setting of our discussion was a safe one, so I described multiple reasons why I haven’t run, biked, walked, or moved as much as I want to … Continue reading Priority Setting: personal wellness versus getting your job done

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. … Continue reading Medical Training and Childbearing: Finding the Path