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  • The Historical Role of Women in the Creation and Growth of the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo–Part 2 July 25, 2013
    WMDR and Women Health Professionals Endowment Fund

    The Historical Role of Women in the Creation and Growth of the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo–Part 2

    By Linda

    Women Health Professionals Working Together Our last post outlined the history of our philanthropic advocacy group (the founding members and first program at the left).  While proud we were, we were no match for the women who started the...

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  • The Historical Role of Women in the Creation and Growth of The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo–Part 1 July 22, 2013
    WMDR

    The Historical Role of Women in the Creation and Growth of The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo–Part 1

    By Linda

    The Women’s Health Professionals Endowment Fund–Philanthropy Combined with Advocacy In 1995, 7 women clinicians–physicians, nurses, PhDs and others–formed the Women Health Professionals Endowment Fund.  We grew to more than...

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  • My Mid-Life Medical Sabbatical–Jane Doe, MD Series July 19, 2013
    WMDR

    My Mid-Life Medical Sabbatical–Jane Doe, MD Series

    By Linda

    Chapter 6: Running Behind By Jane Doe, MD This is the 6th in a series of weekly posts about returning to training at mid-life and mid-career.  I am in the second month of a yearlong fellowship in a technical area of my specialty. This week I am...

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  • Planning on Switching Jobs?  First Do Your Homework July 18, 2013
    WMDR

    Planning on Switching Jobs? First Do Your Homework

    By Linda

    Negotiations Begin Well Before You Get an Offer or See a Contract Most of us think we start to negotiate for a job when we get an offer or a contract.  Then, those of us who think we are clever find a lawyer to check it out.  Maybe a family member...

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  • What Do Patients Want?  Jane Doe, MD Series, Chapter 5 July 12, 2013
    WMDR

    What Do Patients Want? Jane Doe, MD Series, Chapter 5

    By Linda

    To Travel the Road Of Illness in Good Hands This is the fifth in a series of posts about returning to training at mid-life and mid- career.  I am in week four of a yearlong fellowship in a technical area of my specialty. I do not have skill to...

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  • The Women Interns Bible:  6 Commandments to Thrive (or At Least Stay Out of Trouble) Without Sleep, Food, Family and a Fund of Knowledge or Experience July 11, 2013
    WMDR

    The Women Interns Bible: 6 Commandments to Thrive (or At Least Stay Out of Trouble) Without Sleep, Food, Family and a Fund of Knowledge or Experience

    By Linda

    My introduction to internship was during my hooding ceremony at graduation when the revered, Dr. David Wagner hooded me and told me that internship was a time to become “intimate with disease and the suffering caused.”  “You will...

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