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Balancing Family Life as a Surgeon

Monday, August 31, 2020 8:00 pm (Central)

Woodson Smelser, MD, Urologic Oncology Fellow

Join Dr. Woodson Smelser, Clinical Instructor and Society of Urologic Oncology Fellow at Vanderbilt University for a dynamic discussion regarding balancing busy life at work and at home as a surgeon. Dr. Smelser encourages you to include your significant other in this webinar since surgery residency is a team sport!

Topics to be discussed:

  • Best practices for communication
  • Calendars synch
  • Crisis-management
  • Protecting time with family
  • Challenges and solutions regarding parental leave and childcare


Woodson Smelser, MD, Urologic Oncology Fellow

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