47 min

20 - Dr. SUZANNE KOVEN BOOK LAUNCH - THOUGHTS on imposter syndrome and body image FROM AN MGH PHYSICIAN Healthy Habits 4 Life with Dr. Carol Perlman

    • Mental Health

Join Carol with her guest, Dr. Suzanne Koven, as they talk about how to deal with imposter syndrome, body image issues, and work-life balance. Has your inner voice been telling you you’re not good enough? Have you been beating yourself up with dieting and calorie restrictions, thinking that’s your key to happiness? Stop. Take a moment and consider what Dr. Suzanne has to share. Stay tuned!



Here are the things to expect in the episode:

● Turning off that negative inner voice, also known as station “KFKD” (K-F*cked)

● The surprising thing that happens when you allow others to see your flaws

● How you can address your feelings in a critical and scientific way

● Why dieting is not the right solution to your body image problems, it’s time to stop body policing!

● And much more!



About Dr. Suzanne Koven:



Suzanne Koven was born and raised in New York City. She received her B.A. in English literature from Yale and her M.D. from Johns Hopkins. She also holds an M.F.A. in nonfiction from the Bennington Writing Seminars. After her residency training at Johns Hopkins Hospital she joined the faculty of Harvard Medical School and has practiced primary care internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston for over 25 years. In 2019 she was named inaugural Writer in Residence at Mass General. Her essays, articles, blogs, and reviews have appeared in The Boston Globe, The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, The New Yorker.com, Psychology Today, The L.A. Review of Books, The Virginia Quarterly, STAT, and other publications. Her monthly column “In Practice” appeared in the Boston Globe and won the Will Solimene Award for Excellence in Medical Writing from the American Medical Writers Association in 2012. Her interview column, “The Big Idea,” appears at The Rumpus. Suzanne conducts workshops, moderates panel discussions, and speaks to a variety of audiences about literature and medicine, narrative and storytelling in medicine, women’s health, mental healthcare, and primary care. Suzanne’s essay collection, Letter to a Young Female Physician, was published by W.W. Norton & Co. in 2021.





Connect with Dr. Suzanne Koven:

Website: www.suzannekoven.com

Letter to a Young Female Physician: https://www.amazon.com/Suzanne-Koven/e/B00OYR5SZW?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_3&qid=1622744191&sr=8-3



Connect with Carol Perlman:

Website: https://healthy4lifebycarolperlman.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/healthyforlifebycarolperlman/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carol-perlman-8a735513/

Email: carol@healthy4lifebycarolperlman.com 

Connect with Carol Perlman:

Website: http://www.carolperlman.com/ | http://healthy4lifebycarolperlman.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/healthyforlifebycarolperlman/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carol-perlman-8a735513/

Email: carol@healthy4lifebycarolperlman.com

Join Carol with her guest, Dr. Suzanne Koven, as they talk about how to deal with imposter syndrome, body image issues, and work-life balance. Has your inner voice been telling you you’re not good enough? Have you been beating yourself up with dieting and calorie restrictions, thinking that’s your key to happiness? Stop. Take a moment and consider what Dr. Suzanne has to share. Stay tuned!



Here are the things to expect in the episode:

● Turning off that negative inner voice, also known as station “KFKD” (K-F*cked)

● The surprising thing that happens when you allow others to see your flaws

● How you can address your feelings in a critical and scientific way

● Why dieting is not the right solution to your body image problems, it’s time to stop body policing!

● And much more!



About Dr. Suzanne Koven:



Suzanne Koven was born and raised in New York City. She received her B.A. in English literature from Yale and her M.D. from Johns Hopkins. She also holds an M.F.A. in nonfiction from the Bennington Writing Seminars. After her residency training at Johns Hopkins Hospital she joined the faculty of Harvard Medical School and has practiced primary care internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston for over 25 years. In 2019 she was named inaugural Writer in Residence at Mass General. Her essays, articles, blogs, and reviews have appeared in The Boston Globe, The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, The New Yorker.com, Psychology Today, The L.A. Review of Books, The Virginia Quarterly, STAT, and other publications. Her monthly column “In Practice” appeared in the Boston Globe and won the Will Solimene Award for Excellence in Medical Writing from the American Medical Writers Association in 2012. Her interview column, “The Big Idea,” appears at The Rumpus. Suzanne conducts workshops, moderates panel discussions, and speaks to a variety of audiences about literature and medicine, narrative and storytelling in medicine, women’s health, mental healthcare, and primary care. Suzanne’s essay collection, Letter to a Young Female Physician, was published by W.W. Norton & Co. in 2021.





Connect with Dr. Suzanne Koven:

Website: www.suzannekoven.com

Letter to a Young Female Physician: https://www.amazon.com/Suzanne-Koven/e/B00OYR5SZW?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_3&qid=1622744191&sr=8-3



Connect with Carol Perlman:

Website: https://healthy4lifebycarolperlman.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/healthyforlifebycarolperlman/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carol-perlman-8a735513/

Email: carol@healthy4lifebycarolperlman.com 

Connect with Carol Perlman:

Website: http://www.carolperlman.com/ | http://healthy4lifebycarolperlman.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/healthyforlifebycarolperlman/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carol-perlman-8a735513/

Email: carol@healthy4lifebycarolperlman.com

47 min