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Lack of Fit and Bias in Medicine

FemInEM, a group of women docs in emergency medicine, does one of my favorite podcasts and hosts an annual conference called FIX (FemInEM...

Making Part-Time Work, Work For You

This is not about all the reasons doctors should or shouldn't go part-time, although there are worthy arguments on both sides. I want...

The Wage Gap at Home

When my husband was in college, he wore a button that said "This is what a feminist looks like". He cooks, cleans, changes diapers and...

A New Retirement Plan Idea

Anyone who assumes a female physician is a nurse has to put a quarter in a jar.

Dual-Physician Couples: The Long View

When my kids were little and my husband had a solo urology practice, I was a full-time parent.  I taught pre-clinical medical students...

Do Women Need Different Financial Advice?

No, of course not. Sound financial advice applies to everyone. That’s the beauty of it: tax laws are the same, dividends are the same,...

Why We Need to Understand Finance

I am a pediatrician, married to a urologist, and a mother of three. My husband and I are therefore in the middle of a complicated and...

Confidence and Investing

A residency classmate of mine placed a SC line by himself. Without an attending present. As an intern[1]. When I was an intern, I had to...