Did you see the recent edition of The Chronicle featuring Women in Business? Women’s Care was there, and the four owners of the practice each answered the annual survey. We are also highlighting our comments here on the blog. Read on for our survey answers!
Dr. Kathryn Leopold
Years in Practice: Since November 2002
20 words about your business: As women, we relate with our patients, and work to make every contact with Women’s Care welcoming, comfortable, and helpful.
Best advise you ever received? From whom? My parents raised me to do good and to do it well.; it is my utmost privilege to care for my patients, and I strive to do it well every day.
Thoughts on the Me Too movement: It is about time! The talent lost to abuse is incalculable. I applaud the courage of the women who have come forward and the journalists who enabled them. We all have a responsibility to ensure real and permanent change in the power dynamics which permitted abuse to exist for far too long.
What’s changing for the better in your life? I have defined myself as a mother as well as a physician for more than two decades. Although grieving as I prepare to send my youngest off to college, I know that having an ‘empty nest’ will enable me to embrace challenges long set aside.
Dr Patricia Snyder
Years in Practice: 10 years
20 words about your business: That we care about each patient as a whole person and consider it an honor to help them.
Best advise you ever received? From whom? My sister told me: Nothing is impossible – you can do anything to set your mind and heart to.
Thoughts on the Me Too movement: I believe we all have a responsibility to come forward and take a stand – that’s the only way change will occur.
What’s changing for the better in your life? That my family continues to be close and supportive of one another.
Dr Jennifer Bashant
Years in Practice: Since August 2010
20 words about your business: We treat our patients like family. Our goal is to give quality, individualized care in a comfortable, non intimidating environment.
Best advise you ever received? From whom? “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken”. This was advice given to me from my husband. It is a quote from Oscar Wilde.
Thoughts on the Me Too movement: It is time for people to stand up and start treating each other with respect and dignity. Sexual harassment is unacceptable and cannot be tolerated any longer. We need to be the change that we want to see in others.
What’s changing for the better in your life? My youngest is starting to sleep through the night. Parenthood is not always easy, but my husband and I look forward to watching our little ones grow.
Dr Susan Bradford
Years in Practice: Since September 2013
20 words about your business: Women’s Care offer first-class medical care with a personal focus, and it really is our pleasure to care for patients.
Best advise you ever received? From whom? Eat lots of fruits and vegetables and get plenty of sleep. My mom was certainly right about the basics! Feeling well and staying healthy makes everything else possible.
Thoughts on the Me Too movement: Sexual harassment is never acceptable, in any situation. I applaud the brave women who have recently come forward in an effort to change societal norms. I hope that the steps they have taken enable further progress towards a more equal and just society.
What’s changing for the better in your life? Spring is just around the corner, and as a gardener, I cannot wait to get busy planting! This year I am hoping to add some fruit trees to my landscape and am trying out celery for the first time.