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Ep #141: Uncoupling Busy from Doctor with Dr. Archana Shrestha

Ep #141: Uncoupling Busy from Doctor with Dr. Archana Shrestha

What does it cost you to identify as a "busy doctor"? In this episode, Cofounder, Physician Life Coach and mom of two, Dr. Archana Shrestha shares with you a practical way to let go of feeling "busy" all the time and create more awareness and intention about how you...

The Truth About Feeling Stuck

The Truth About Feeling Stuck

I remember looking forward to the day I graduated from residency for four years. I thought that I could not wait to feel the freedom of being an attending. There were several days and weeks during residency that I was sure I would never make it. When graduation day...

The Cost of Doing Nothing About Burnout

The Cost of Doing Nothing About Burnout

I remember when I first thought about enrolling in a life coaching program. As a physician, my first thought was that perhaps it was a sign of weakness. Here I was an attending physician, who had completed her residency training and was board certified practicing...

Metric Shaming in Medicine and 3 Steps to Overcome It

Metric Shaming in Medicine and 3 Steps to Overcome It

This week on the blog, we are sharing a preview of Dr. Archana Shrestha's chapter in the latest installment of The Chronicles of Women in White Coats! Keep reading to hear what Dr. Shrestha says about metric shaming: The Roller Coaster Ride Looking back at my career...

Sisterhood: the Answer to “Bro Culture”

Sisterhood: the Answer to “Bro Culture”

From the day we started the Women in White Coats blog back in the summer of 2018, we knew that this was the beginning of a powerful movement of women doctors coming together to support, uplift and empower one another.   But every movement not only has a...

300 Physician Suicides a Year: Our Silent Healthcare Epidemic

300 Physician Suicides a Year: Our Silent Healthcare Epidemic

Another physician suicide happened on December 27, 2021. Shock, despair, and disbelief hit me all at once when I read the Facebook post about my colleague. No, no, no!!!! Not again!! I can’t believe this happened again. I felt a huge dagger pierce my heart. I could...

Announcing Our 2022 Women in White Coats Hero of the Year!

Announcing Our 2022 Women in White Coats Hero of the Year!

Dr. Maryam Zia was voted by her peers as the 2022 Women in White Coats Hero of the Year! She was presented her award at the 2022 Women in White Coats CME Conference and Wellness Retreat and this is her beautiful and touching acceptance speech.  Good evening. Hope...

Making Life Easy Again

Making Life Easy Again

I have had a really long relationship with the word “hard.” I believe it all began when I was about 10 or 11 years old, and I took some standardized admissions tests because my parents wanted to see if they could enroll me in a private college prep school for...

What is Trauma Informed Care? (Part 2)

What is Trauma Informed Care? (Part 2)

What exactly is trauma-informed care?  Doesn’t everybody deal with bad things in their lives?  Why should we dwell on trauma? Is it really that big of a deal?  Shouldn’t people ideally find their own ways to cope?  The mission of pediatricians and...

What is Trauma Informed Care? (Part 1)

What is Trauma Informed Care? (Part 1)

Traumatic Experiences During my decades long career I have had innumerable experiences around medical trauma and suffering:  the unexpected death of a mother or baby (or both) during childbirth, witnessing the anguish of bereft partners who’ve suddenly had the...

How Restorative Rest Can Boost Your Productivity in 3 Simple Ways

How Restorative Rest Can Boost Your Productivity in 3 Simple Ways

As women doctors, we love being productive. Some of us are workaholics. We could even be called high-achievers. Regardless, all of us have a hard time sitting down to relax. I know that’s been the case for me. But I have discovered there are 3 important ways resting...

Go to the Doctor, Doc! How to Navigate Getting Care as a Physician

Go to the Doctor, Doc! How to Navigate Getting Care as a Physician

As an emergency doctor, I find it hard to go to the doctor. After years of work in an emergency department, my first thought is usually this: “the symptoms I’m experiencing are probably minor.” I question whether it requires me, a doctor, to go to another...

Maintaining Professional Balance: Balance does not mean equal

Maintaining Professional Balance: Balance does not mean equal

How do you maintain balance in your professional life? That is the million-dollar question. The most important thing to understand and accept is that balance does not mean everything is always being handled equally at any one time. This acceptance was eye-opening for...

Book 4 Excerpt: Resilience

Book 4 Excerpt: Resilience

This week on the blog, we are sharing an excerpt of the chapter Dr. Kimberly Meyers wrote in the fourth installment of The Chronicles of Women in White Coats! Keep reading to learn how she developed a resiliency starting at a young age: The word “Doctor” means...

Book 3 Excerpt: Beyond Burnout

Book 3 Excerpt: Beyond Burnout

This week on the blog, we are sharing an excerpt of the chapter Dr. Archana Shrestha wrote in the third installment of The Chronicles of Women in White Coats! Keep reading to learn more about her personal experience with burnout: It’s the summer of 2020, and there’s a...

Book 4 Excerpt: Hidden Talents

Book 4 Excerpt: Hidden Talents

This week on the blog, we are sharing an excerpt of the chapter Dr. Kim Nichols wrote in the latest installment of The Chronicles of Women in White Coats! Keep reading to learn more about her background with mentoring: Although I enjoyed the new practice and all of my...

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