Babies on Board

Published in The New Physician, March 2005 Even Sethina Edwards was amazed when she attended the “Welcome to Medical School” gathering at the University of Bristol in England last fall. One would not expect Edwards, a mother of two and a former freelance publicist, to be surprised by the fact that a whopping 75 percent … More Babies on Board

When to have kids

Published in The New Physician, March 2005 (sidebar to “Babies on Board“) If all goes according to plan, by this time in 2007, Meredith Hancock will have a 1-year-old child and will be nearing the end of her first year of medical school. For this to happen, Hancock must first complete the prerequisites she needs … More When to have kids

Preparing for Residency

Published in The New Physician, March 2005 (sidebar to “Babies on Board“) You could say that Dr. Rivka Stein is infinitely comfortable in her own skin. That’s because the Brooklyn pediatrician arrived for her residency interviews packing more than just an unyielding set of expectations. She was also eight months pregnant with her second child. … More Preparing for Residency

Part-time Practice

Published in The New Physician, March 2005 (sidebar to “Babies on Board“) There was a time when Dr. Erin Harris dreamed of becoming “a full-fledged country doctor, delivering babies, that sort of thing.” But four draining years in medical school, one year of family practice residency and one infant later, that’s all changed. “Now I … More Part-time Practice

Project Success

Seeking to expand their medical school lessons, future physicians create innovative initiatives to help heal their communities. Published in The New Physician, October 2003 The building that broke ground in July at 54th and Prairie in downtown Chicago, which will house the long-awaited and first-ever headquarters for Chicago Youth Programs (CYP), is as much a … More Project Success

Oh, the Places You’ll Go

You may have been wondering what to do after medical school–or perhaps you haven’t had the time to even think about it. In any case, the possibilities are endless. Let these five physicians’ tales inspire you to explore your unique career opportunities. Your future awaits you. The New Physician, September 2001 So there he was. … More Oh, the Places You’ll Go