Jun 8, 2018
Dr. Dawn Baker is an anesthesiologist, blogger, author, mother and cancer survivor. In this episode, we discuss how she started her blog Practice Balance as a way to relieve stress during a difficult time in her life and how it has grown into so much more over the past seven years. She gives us great tips for stress management, blogging and how to practice balance in all areas of your life as a busy physician and mother.
In this episode, you will learn:
Dr. Dawn Baker is a board certified anesthesiologist and mother to a 2 ½ year old daughter. She was raised in Arizona and went on to earn her Master’s in Engineering from the University of Arizona, Tucson. She then earned her MD and completed her residency training at University of Utah where she is still currently employed as an attending physician in anesthesiology.
Links we discussed in the show:
To follow along with Dawn and her journey to balance, you can check out her personal blog: http://www.practicebalance.com.
Also, follow Dawn on Mothers in Medicine. This is a group blog put together by physician-mothers, writing about the unique challenges and joys of tending to two distinct patient populations, both of who can be quite demanding. We are on call every, single day.
Check out their latest venture, the Mothers in Medicine Book. It is sold at all major booksellers.
You can also follow the Physician on Fire Blog that Dawn and I follow as well.
If you want to start your own blog, check out the book Dawn mentions: The Huffington Post Complete Guide to Blogging.
Quotes from Dawn:
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