Navigating & Balancing Life & Work as a Physician


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Have you ever felt overwhelmed at trying to balance family and life? Dr. Tameka Blake is here with us to discuss the importance of achieving a balance and gives us an idea of how a physician might attain balance between running a business and being a doctor.

Dr. Blake is originally from Brooklyn, NY. In 2001, she attended Cornell University graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry. She later graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York in 2006. She is a medical director and board-certified emergency physician practicing in metro Atlanta for 10 years. Currently, she serves as the Chairwoman of Emergency Medicine at Piedmont Newton Hospital in Covington, GA. She owns two Jamaican franchise locations, Golden Krust Caribbean Restaurant located southeast of Atlanta. She is married with three children, ages 8, 9 and 17. She enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her family.

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