What does it take to make it on the path less traveled? In this episode, Dr. Archana Shrestha interviews Dr. Sheri Dewan. Dr. Dewan is a mother, neurosurgeon and author. She reflects on the main messages from her book, “Cutting A Path,” which comes out later this year. Tune in to hear about this sister doc’s inspiring decision to pursue a career in a male-dominated field.
Dr. Sheri Dewan is a full-time, board-certified neurosurgeon practicing in the metro Chicago area, affiliated with Northwestern Medicine. She is one of roughly two hundred board-certified women neurosurgeons in the United States. Check out her website at www.drsheridewan.com/book and be sure to pre-order her book (available later this year) through Barnes and Noble and Amazon!
[04:45] What led Dr. Dewan to write her own book
[08:09] Why young physicians need to discern between what’s temporary and what’s lasting
[14:30] Dr. Dewan’s personal experience as a women in a male dominated field
[21:10] How motherhood changed her
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