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Investing in the Stock Market? I Never Learned About This in Medical School!

How Can I Start Investing if I Don't Even Know What the Terms Mean? People have different opinions on how, when, and what to invest in.  A good rule of thumb is to SAVE (emergency fund and college funds for kids), PAY OFF DEBT, and INVEST all at the same time.  This means you do… Continue reading Investing in the Stock Market? I Never Learned About This in Medical School!

All Posts, Maternity Leave, medical school, OB GYN, Parenting, Physician Training, Women's Health

Best Time to Have a Baby as a Physician? It Depends.

Is there truly a best time to be pregnant, have a baby, and care for a newborn during a medical career? I’ve done the groundwork by having a baby in residency and two more as an attending. Here is what I found out along the way.   Is it even possible to have a baby during… Continue reading Best Time to Have a Baby as a Physician? It Depends.

All Posts, hospital birth, medical school, OB GYN, physician, retirement, Women's Health

Is your City on the list for the coming Ob-Gyn Shortage Crisis? Find out here…

New research released this week from Doximity looked at how the upcoming Ob-gyn shortage will be affecting certain cities more than others. This really hits home for women who are planning families, currently pregnant, and wish to deliver in a hospital in one of those cities most at risk. OB’s in these cities are likely… Continue reading Is your City on the list for the coming Ob-Gyn Shortage Crisis? Find out here…

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Here’s what Southwest Airlines Did When 3 Women Ran to Assist a Passenger Having a Seizure

  It was a sleepy Sunday morning in New Orleans airport.  After just attending my 20 year high school reunion in the “Big Easy” I was tired, wearing comfortable travel clothes, and scrolling through my Facebook feed at the gate as we were just about to begin boarding.  However, a man yelled out “someone help”… Continue reading Here’s what Southwest Airlines Did When 3 Women Ran to Assist a Passenger Having a Seizure

All Posts, medical school, OB GYN, Parenting, Physician Training, Uncategorized, Women's Health

Mother’s Day on Labor and Delivery

Mother’s Day weekend is a great time to be the ob-gyn on call for deliveries at the hospital.  Of course, we physicians would love to be snuggled up next to our little ones on this special day.  However, the next best place to be is bedside with a woman about to become a first time… Continue reading Mother’s Day on Labor and Delivery