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October 11, 2011

Do you remember when girls were overtly discouraged from choosing careers in science? I never thought it was happening to me. I just thought I was bad at science — struggling with poor grades in high school chemistry (completely forgetting I had just completed biology with the highest grade in the class!).  And if I couldn’t “do science,” I couldn’t be a doctor.  How many of you had an experience like that?...

September 19, 2011

 

 

I was 10 years old when I decided that I wanted to be a doctor when I grew up. That was the year when Lucy, from the cartoon “Peanuts”, set herself up to give advice for 5 cents, noting: “The Doctor is IN”. That was also the year when my favorite TV show, “Robin Hood” (with the romantic Richard Greene in the title role), went off the air. It was two years before my mother came down with rheumatic fever and was in bed for a w...

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