When the Surgeon is a Mom | NYT

When the Surgeon is a Mom | NYT
January 13, 2020 Center for Surgery and Public Health

“Nearly 40 percent of pregnant surgery residents consider dropping out. Many wonder: Why can’t the system accommodate motherhood?” Dr. Erika Rangel and other female surgeons reflect on the challenges faced by pregnant residents in general surgery in a recent piece in the New York Times. For more of Dr. Rangel’s research, please see “Factors associated with Residency and Career Dissatisfaction in Childbearing Surgical Residents” (https://bit.ly/2TmrXW6) and “Perspectives of pregnancy and motherhood among general surgery residents: a qualitative analysis” (https://bit.ly/2FLZuRv).