This week on Fulfilled – The Podcast, it’s Episode 007 – an interview with Dr. Candice Myhre, better known as Dr. Surfvival or Dr. Candy or even Dr. Bikini, skyrocketed to instagram fame this past summer after posting a story with the hashtag #medbikini in response to a discriminatory article in the Journal of Vascular Surgery. Quickly going from 300 family followers to 36k followers over the course of 3 days.
Preventing sexism in medicine is a team effort. In order to change things in the future we need to utilize preventative measures – this sounds like classes on sexism, what to do, how to prevent it and how to report it – in training! Gathering the support of our male and female colleagues, a system and collaboration to help encourage reporting, systems, changes that we can make to the healthcare system overall. #MedBikini was just one way to share and show our support of other women in medicine. It’s just the tip of the iceberg!
Working motherhood, especially as a career driven Momma, can be a real struggle. It’s hard to balance the things that you love and care about and the people that you care about. It doesn’t make it impossible; it makes it challenging and so worth it.
Burnout is such a hot topic in medicine, Dr. Candy has taken to referring to it as moral injury instead of burnout. We delve into how to keep ourselves sane and safe in the midst of momming and working in medicine. We need to find ourselves, fill our soul, recharged and ready to rock and roll in life.
Listen in for real life and a real view into the life of this incredible Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician who can save your life in her bikini and jump right back into the ocean in her home of Kuai!
Find Dr. Myhre on Social Media at Dr. Surfvival Instagram and Dr. Surfvival Facebook. Check out Dr. Myhre’s website here!
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