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The Balancing Act of a Working Woman in Medicine

By |January 9th, 2014|

Curiously, at some point in their lives, all working women are asked the question, “How do you balance work and family?”  However, what defines balance? Is it being in perfect harmony at all moments in time?

Balancing work and family life is an age-old working woman’s dilemma.  In reality though, there is never a complete balance.  [...]

Advanced education in healthcare information technology (HIT): certifications vs. graduate degrees

By |August 26th, 2013|

I have recently received an increasing number of questions from readers of my own blog about whether or not graduate degrees or technical (HIT-specific or otherwise) certifications are worth the effort. I’ve written a few posts recently on similar topics which may be worth checking out:

Videos if you’re looking for healthcare IT jobs
The realities of [...]

Diversity Training on American Muslims for Healthcare Professionals: Critical, Yet Lacking

By |December 11th, 2012|

The primary goal of any diversity training is to increase awareness of a different cultural group and its norms. The intention is both to lead to further inclusion of this cultural group into larger society, as well as create more collaborative work environments through deepened understanding of another culture. Diversity training on [...]