Too Attractive for the Workplace

A New York Times article titled “You’re Cute and Fired” highlighted the intimidation some men feel for attractive female coworkers.  The article discussed several lawsuits of high level men firing attractive assistants because they felt her looks got int the way of work productivity. A high school teacher forced to resign after bikini photos were […]

Workplace Challenges


The 5 Ways I Overcame My Burnout


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Dear Female Doc

A History


I'm Not Bossy.
I'm the Boss.

Workplace Challenges

I’ve had to deal with a lot of workplace annoyances simply because I’m female.  After talking to many women at work, I’ve realized that we all have the same issues.  The history of the healthcare industry’s growth is unique in it’s gender dynamics.  Traditionally the doctor was male, and gave orders the the female nurse.  Now, […]

Why I’m a Gender Dynamics Researcher

Bedside Stories

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Intro Before we start talking about the differences a DO and a MD. I want to address the giant elephant in the room: There’s a stigma that DO’s are “less than” doctors somehow. In fact I commonly get these questions when asking about becoming a DO vs. a MD: “Is a DO even a real […]

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