This episode features Dr. Tonia Farmer
, an Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon and owner of The Lippy Group.
She shares how a tragic family situation led her to become a physician. Dr. Farmer was the first woman ENT resident at her program and she talks about some of the challenges she had to overcome along the way. Her hard work paid off as she was recruited to a very prestigious practice, which she currently leads.
Dr. Farmer talks about her passion for mentoring young Black students and giving them a taste of what a medicine has to offer. She also works with medical students, residents and fellows, which shows the incredible impact one can make even working with a private practice.
We wrap up by talking about Dr. Farmer's business endeaver, "Salt Me!"
which offers the benefits found in pink Himalayan sea salts to patients suffering from sinus congestion and a host of other ailments.
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TBDP is a volunteer passion project with the goal of inspiring all who listen. In-house music and audio production, so any ideas for improvements or suggestions for future guests are welcome. Visit www.StevenBradleyMD.com to learn more about our host. He is available for consultations or speaking engagements regarding health equity and medical ethics.