40 min

Parental Leave in Healthcare Women in Surgery

    • Medicine

Current family medical leave policies in the United States are often inadequate and often difficult to put into effective practice in the world of healthcare. Physician mothers frequently stitch together a patchwork of sick days, vacation, and unpaid time off to recover, provide care, and bond with their child before returning to work. This can easily lead to burnout or career dissatisfaction. With substantial growth in the proportion of women graduating from medical school, factors sur...

Current family medical leave policies in the United States are often inadequate and often difficult to put into effective practice in the world of healthcare. Physician mothers frequently stitch together a patchwork of sick days, vacation, and unpaid time off to recover, provide care, and bond with their child before returning to work. This can easily lead to burnout or career dissatisfaction. With substantial growth in the proportion of women graduating from medical school, factors sur...

40 min