Blogs for women in medicine which cover topics such as health, medical school applications, pediatrician moms, physician success, childcare and many other thoughts for women in medicine.
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Dr. Jay Fensterstock is a New York dentist has been practicing dentistry for over 40 years. He graduated from New York University’s College of Dentistry and opened Concerned Dental Care which has now expanded to 9 locations with over 10 affiliate locations over the New York City area. When he’s not helping patients of all ages with their oral health he can be found writing informative blogs while sipping on a cup of hot chocolate.
Stacy Meyer heads admissions and communication efforts for Trinity School of Medicine, overseeing the recruiting, admissions, and enrollment processes. As the communications lead, Ms. Meyer articulates the mission, vision, and advantages of Trinity's MD program, helping students, their families, and undergraduate advisers clearly understand what sets Trinity apart from other International medical schools. With her focus on personal engagement, Ms. Meyer drives the delivery of new and useful content, showcasing the value of Trinity, enthusiastically seeking smart, driven, passionate people who strive to become physicians. Ms. Meyer has a degree in marketing communications from Boston College and joined Trinity in 2009.
Ariel Jacoby is an experienced healthcare writer and editor for Medelita Scrubs & Lab Coats. Originally from Seattle, she currently lives and works in Orange County with her French Bulldog.
Dr. Lisa Herbert is a mother, wife, family physician and certified work-life fulfillment coach who helps busy physician moms achieve balance so that they can maximize their time, have successful, rewarding careers and maintain meaningful relationships. Her background sets her apart as she can bring real life experiences to her coaching as she has tackled work-life balance, experienced the challenges of physician moms and understands the health care climate. Visit www.justtherightbalance.com to get your free work-life balance score and for a limited time receive a complimentary strategy session.
Martin Schlichte founded his first company when he was 17 years old—it gave him the means to finance his university studies at Mannheim University and the Leipzig Graduate School of Management (HHL). Immediately after graduating in 2008, Martin founded the e-learning startup Lecturio and continues to be its CEO. With a current staff of around 100 employees, Lecturio has developed into one of the most successful e-learning companies in Europe. Furthermore, since 2016, Lecturio.com provides users worldwide with a comprehensive, theoretical medical education with lecturers from Harvard and other Ivy League universities.
Kyle Claussen, JD is the Vice President of Resolve Physician Agency and a seasoned physician contract attorney who adds tremendous value to Resolve clients through guidance on the intricacies of physician-employment agreements. Kyle is one of the leading physician contract attorneys in the nation and has assisted thousands of physicians across all specialties.
As a Physician and Tech Entrepreneur, Dr. Halland enjoys merging the worlds of medicine, software and application innovation.
His passion is in Regenerative Medicine and he performs clinical work and research on stem cell therapies and how they can be used in alleviating pain and regaining function, avoiding surgery when possible, and allowing patients to heal naturally using the body's own growth factors and repair mechanisms. This same technology is likewise being applied to the aesthetics procedures his office performs and can be used to rejuvenate other body parts/systems as well.
Dr. Halland is also involved in several key research studies regarding stem cell technologies and consumer products for anti-aging. He is on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Regenerative Medicine, whose leadership Directors also come from the Harvard Stem Cell Group and Mayo Clinic.
Among his other passions, Dr. Halland travels alongside with tech entrepreneurs across various locations internationally to cultivate new upcoming and emerging technologies.
Cassie Kosarek is a professional tutor with Varsity Tutors, a live learning platform that connects students with personalized instruction to accelerate academic achievement. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Bryn Mawr College and is a member of the Class of 2020 at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College.
Maggie Martin is completing her PhD in Cell Biology, works as a lab tech for Mybiosource.com and contributes content on Biotech, Life Sciences, and Viral Outbreaks. Follow on Twitter@MaggieBiosource
David and Steve started ResidencyInterviewQuestions.com to help level the playing field. Collectively, David and Steve completed more than 60 interviews. Both matched at top programs in two of the most competitive specialities (Dermatology and Ophthalmology). They also interviewed at community and academic medical centers for their preliminary medicine year training. David and Steve met in person during their first year of preliminary medicine training at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. We learned from our international medical graduate co-residents the challenges they faced interviewing. With their direct input, RIQ was born.
Summer Blackhurst is a mom of three with a husband who is an MD. With her three tiny people to take care of–AND with all that extra time she has—she is a writer, photographer, and a parenting/childcare researcher for Go Au Pair. She has interviewed many MD moms about balancing their career and their children.
I am a full time radiologist, wife of a plastic surgeon, mother of two (incredible yet very terror capable) young boys, and founder of Deserved Splurges (www.deservedsplurges.com). I stress about... well, pretty much everything. I LOVE chocolate, travel, and talking (too much). My proudest accomplishments include getting out the door for work on time, not raising my eyebrows when a man complains about how much he's juggling, and finding time to take a 1 hour bath with a bath bomb. Each happens ~3 times a year.
Andrew Josuweit is the CEO and President of Student Loan Hero, a company that combines easy-to-use tools with financial education to help the millions of Americans living with student loan debt manage their student loans smarter. Student Loan Hero has helped over 20,000 borrowers manage and eliminate over $1 billion in student loan debt since 2012.
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Shariq Toor is Content Strategist and Outreach Expert working with Eyecare2020. He loves discovering the latest trends in Technology, Social Media, and Health. In his off time, he practices landscape photography and keep up with his favorite sports. Twitter: @Shariqtoor
Ella James is an aspiring author who is pursuing Health Services Administration degree from St. Petersburg College. She is an active contributor to Consumer Health Digest, which is a leading Health News Website. Her interests include reading and writing about Pregnancy, Parenting, Health, Fitness, Beauty and Skin Care. Get connected with her on Facebook and Twitter.