Being a doctor mom is a beautiful paradox of feeling like a badass one moment and a frazzled I-don’t-know-what-the-heck-I-am-doing mess of a person. Being a female physician, the majority of us feel there is a societal and cultural pressure to be perfect all the time in every sphere of our life: as a professional, parent, and person.
Speaking with my friends who are also doctor moms, there are some common themes and challenges.
1. Work often comes first and may not end when you leave the office
Unlike other careers, our work as physicians don’t doesn’t end when you leave the office. We are on ......