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Ep #133: Pumping Tips For Nursing Mama Docs with Dr. Petra McEwan

Ep #133: Pumping Tips For Nursing Mama Docs with Dr. Petra McEwan

Those first few weeks with your new baby can be tiring but wonderful. So what happens when you have to go back to work? If you’re worried about pumping and providing for your baby while you’re gone, this episode is for you! Dr. Archana Shrestha interviews Dr. Petra...

Ep #130: Navigating Divorce as a Woman Physician with Dr. D.

Ep #130: Navigating Divorce as a Woman Physician with Dr. D.

“What are people going to think?” This is a question that comes to the front of our minds when making any big decision, especially when it comes to separation and divorce. In this episode, Dr. Archana interviews Dr. D., who shares that divorce does not have to be what...

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...

Protecting Your Priorities And  Living An Intentional Life

Protecting Your Priorities And Living An Intentional Life

Congratulations! You have cleared the extraneous items from your day-to-day, so you can spend your precious time the way you want! The next step is maintaining your clutter-free task list. How do you keep the clutter out of the to-do list? First, set boundaries. You...

Three Ways to Celebrate Women in Medicine Month

Three Ways to Celebrate Women in Medicine Month

“Celebrate good times…come on, let’s celebrate” “Party like it’s your birthday” September is Women in Medicine Month, and it is time to celebrate! How do you celebrate the holidays and special occasions in your life? Do you wait until someone honors you or do you make...

What to Do When You Feel Like Quitting Medicine

What to Do When You Feel Like Quitting Medicine

Quitting medicine may sound like a crazy idea to friends and family who have seen you work so hard over the years. But for you, it may be something you are seriously considering if you are burnt out and have long ago lost that passion that got you through medical...

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...

How I Gained Back My Femininity as a Woman Doctor

How I Gained Back My Femininity as a Woman Doctor

I’ve been getting a lot of compliments on my feminine outfits lately. The reason is because I recently Marie Kondo’d my closet and got rid of all the things I didn’t use or love. What Happened When I Took a Hard Look In My Closet I took a long look in my closet, then...

Book 4 Sneak Peek: Music and Medicine by Dr. Amber Robins

Book 4 Sneak Peek: Music and Medicine by Dr. Amber Robins

This week on the blog, we are sharing a preview of the chapter Dr. Amber Robins wrote in the latest installment of The Chronicles of Women in White Coats! Keep reading to learn more about her background with music: As a kid, I saw many family members in the hospital....

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