Archive for September 28, 2017

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What To Expect At The Gynecologist

As an OB/GYN, my job is sort of a hybrid between a primary care physician and a specialist all in one. ┬áPeople come to me for their yearly well being visits, but I also deal with things specific to my field, like prenatal care and gynecologist surgery. I know that going to an OBGYN is most people’s least favorite experience, and there can be a lot of fear surrounding it. It certainly is a very personal, vulnerable experience. Hopefully, this...

My Experience With Grief In Residency

One of the topics that I find so important these days is physician wellness. This subject is getting a lot of interest right now AND FOR GOOD REASON — every year, 300-400 physicians commit suicide. In fact, the suicide rate among male physicians is 1.41 times higher than the general male population, and among female physicians 2.27 times greater than the general female population. So yeah, physician wellness is an important topic. It is something I hope to talk about...

Weekend Recap

Happy Tuesday! I always love a long weekend, but coming back to work can always be so stressful because you have to cram 5 days worth of work into 4. Sigh. Regardless, this weekend was too much fun! We celebrated our three year anniversary with an delicious dinner at a new restaurant in town, followed by brunch with a view on Saturday morning. Don’t believe me? The plan was to go for a hike after brunch, but I was feeling...