She's An Equal


She's an Equal. sheMD.

As a woman in medicine, you often get told what not to do; instead of being told that you can do anything.


In medical school: You can’t pick that field if you want to be a mom. You won’t be taken seriously as a woman. Having your voice made quiet. Your opinion not as valued. Your skills not recognized. Not chosen for hard cases or procedures. Looked at differently. Talked to differently. Told that you shouldn’t get pregnant because it will burden too many others. Told that you won’t get married because you work too much. In short, discriminated against in such a way that it becomes normalized. You adjust to it. I