Navigation Links
Mom-Doctors: How they Balance Home and Career
Date:5/5/2010

Women in medicine have two demanding jobs, often working 80 hours a week at the hospital and caring for their children at home. The results of a recent survey of women in medicine conducted by MomMD.com give insight into how they balance both challenges.

(PRWEB) May 5, 2010 -- Women in medicine have two demanding jobs, often working 80 hours a week at the hospital and caring for their children at home. The results of a recent survey conducted by MomMD.com give insight into how they balance both challenges.


Highlights of the results of the work-life balance survey:


 
  • Even when working 50 to 80 hours a week in the clinic, more than 80% of resident physicians either shared child care responsibilities equally or were the primary child care providers.
  • Surprisingly, mom physicians were more likely to be the primary child care provider in the family than were the non-physician moms in the survey.
  • 40% of mom physicians shared the child care responsibilities equally with their partner.
  • Mom physicians were four times more likely to send their kids to private school than was the general public. This held true even for medical students and resident physicians, whose family incomes were usually below $70,000 a year.
  • 74% of resident physician moms work at the clinic or hospital more than 50 hours a week.

Full results at:
Women in medicine demographics
Child care
Schooling and education

About MomMD.com: Founded in 1999, MomMD is the largest online community for women in medicine, with over 9,000 members including physicians, physician assistants, nurses and medical students.

Press Contact:
Kate Hannigan
webmaster(at)mommd(dot)com
310-289-4456

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010/05/prweb3960554.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Smart Balance to Host Webcast/Conference Call on 2009 Fourth-Quarter Results
2. King Launches Painbalance: Educational Initiative to Help Reduce the Burden of Pain
3. Smart Balance to Hold Special Meeting of Stockholders on January 21, 2010
4. Smart Balance Authorizes Stock Repurchase Program
5. Alcoholics May Never Fully Regain Balance
6. New Years Resolutions Just Got Easier - Happy Hour Effect LLC to Launch The Happy Hour Effect(TM) Balance Plan in 2010
7. The Search For the Fountain of Weight Loss ends with Mindful Healths Body Balance Program
8. Exercise Success for People Over 50: Reports of Improved Fitness, Circulation and Balance
9. Multi-Award Winning Author Tina Turbin Interviews Special Guest Dr. Peter H.R. Green, M.D. On The Thrive in Balance Radio Show
10. Protein Appears Key to Intestinal Balance
11. GSI Group Reports Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2009 Bookings, and Cash Balance
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Mom-Doctors: How they Balance Home and Career 
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Many families have long-term insurance ... care insurance companies have a waiver for care if the client has a cognitive ... the family pays for care, is often waived, so the benefits from their insurance ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th Annual Kids Fun Run brought out many kids this ... by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, Jon Letko, is aimed at getting kids excited about ... ages; it is a non-competitive, non-timed event, which is all about having fun and ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 ... ... provider of DevOps and Agile Software Development, has been awarded a contract by ... (EATS) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) aims to accelerate the enterprise use of Agile ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 ... ... technology and advisory services for healthcare compliance program management, will showcase a range ... and National Association for Assisted Living (NCAL) Convention and Expo to be held ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... the demand of today’s consumer and regulatory authorities worldwide. From Children’s to Adults ... tested to meet the highest standard. , These products are also: Gluten ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/2/2017)... 2, 2017 Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: ... and Consulting, LLC , and named its founder as ... in Tennessee , will operate under ... EnvoyHealth,s service offerings for health care partners to include ... "In an interoperable world, technology delivers ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... The Rebound mobile app is poised to become a vital ... prescription drug addiction. The app empowers users to develop an ... their dosage in a safe, controlled manner while maximizing well-being. ... 100,000 people to sign up will enjoy 3 months of ... ...
(Date:9/27/2017)... and NEW YORK , Sept. 27, 2017  DarioHealth ... and big data solutions, today announced that its MyDario product is expected ... local TV listings for when The Dr. Oz Show airs in your ... The nine-time Emmy ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: