Dream With Ambition

Never give up hope… All the girls around the world now know that they can break glass ceilings, achieve what looks like to be the impossible. All the mothers now know that like Shyamala Gopalan Harris, that if we believe in our girls and deeply in the ideals of what America stands for, a moment Read More…


Working To Live

Growing up, I remember my father who is an OBGYN working a lot. I knew he wanted to provide a good life for his family and offer his children opportunities he didn’t have during his childhood and adulthood. He really loved working and teaching at the hospital and at clinic and spent countless hours being Read More…


Dear Med Student & Resident

Dear Med Student & Resident, This past month so many medical students and residents graduated early and many of them have expedited their journey into medicine as they help fight against COVID-19. I can still remember the official start to med school with the White Coat ceremony.  I felt so eager to have a faculty Read More…


STRESS HURTS

Life can be stressful especially during this current time as the world fights through the coronavirus pandemic.  Also, many individuals living with a chronic autoimmune disease have stress with dealing with their diagnosis, fluctuating disease course, and taking multiple medications to control their disease. Stress is the body’s response to threatening and harmful scenarios.  The Read More…


Handwashing

I have always been a stickler for proper hygiene and hand washing but with the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic, the importance of hand washing has reached a new level! Why Use Soap? Hand washing with soap allows the microorganisms on your skin to be surrounded. The specific parts of soap molecules can insert themselves into the Read More…


Confidence

Witnessing Zozibini Tunz from South Africa become Miss Universe a few days ago and watching the clips from the pageant since her accomplishment has sparked a conversation in my family on a topic that many parents have with their children.  My daughter marveled at the way Ms. Universe carried herself and articulated her answers. She Read More…