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20  Jun  18 nathalie-mckenzie category Nathalie McKenzie

Saving the oncologist one step at a time: My wellness strategy | Nathalie McKenzie, MD, MSPH

I am a 14-year cancer survivor, the daughter of a cancer survivor and a mid-career gynecologic oncologist. I am therefore ever conscious of the fragility of human life. Yet, I have no fear. With grounded confidence all of us can adapt and persevere.
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26  Oct  17 nathalie-mckenzie category Nathalie McKenzie

Things aren’t going to get ‘better’ | Nathalie Dauphin McKenzie, MD, MSPH

Are you waiting for the “right” time to start a new wellness regime? What IS the right time? Consider that things aren’t going to get “better” any time soon. Instead, accept that the time is now! I agree that we are all busy–trust me–I get it! In between writing this blog, I will edit some publications, review some clinical trial protocols, fill out a 100-page application pertaining to the fellowship of which I am the director; plan my children’s numerous extracurricular activities, surgical cases, clinic, manage chemo patients, and a plethora of the administrative and personal things that we all have to do—so I get it!

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