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SAN ANTONI O FI LM FESTI VAL2019 SAFI LMSa nAn t o n i oFi l mFe s t i v a l , a5 0 1 ( c ) 3n o n p r o f i t , i so n eo ft h el a r g e s tf i l mf e s t i va l si n Sou t hTe xa sc e l e b r a t i n g22y e a r so fs c r e e n i n gi n d e p e n d e n tf i l msi n2 0 1 6 . Cr e a t i n gc o nn e c t i on s a ndpr o v i d i n go ppor t u ni t i e sf o rs t u d e n t s , l o c a la r t i s t sa n di n d e p e n d e n tf i l mma k e r si sj us tpa r tof t heor g a ni z a t i on ’ smi s s i o n . Wea l s os t r i v et oc r e a t ea na c c e s s i b l ea n di n c l u s i v ep l a t f or mf ora l l a r t i s t s ,br i ngc i ne ma t i cge msf r o ma c r o s st h eg l o b et oe l e v a t ea n de d i f ya u d i e n c e sa n dc o l l a b or a t e wi t ho t h e ro r g a n i z a t i o n st oi n c r e a s et r a i n i n ga n dwo r ko p p o r t u n i t i e sf o rl o c a lf i l mma k e r s . SAFI LM i st hep l a t f o r mf ora s p i r i nga n dv e t e r a nf i l mma k e r st oe x p r e s st h e i rc i n e ma t i cv oi c e s a ndf i n dma n yop p o r t un i t i e st op r e s e ntt h e i rwo r ki nac o mp e t i t i v e , e n e r g i z i n ge n v i r o n me nt . Wenu r t ur ef i l mma k e r sofa l la ge sa n di nc r e a s ea p p r e c i a t i o no fa l la r t st h r o u g hc i n e maf orl o c a l a udi e nc e sa n dt h os ewhovi s i tSAt oa t t e n dt h eFe s t i v a l . Byb r i n g i n gt h eb e s ti nf i l ma ndu ni qu e a ndpr a c t i c a lha n d s o nwor k s hopsf r o ms p e c i a lg u e s tf i l mi n d u s t r yv e t e r a n sa n dp r o f e s s i on a l st o ourf a i rc i t y ,t heSa nAn t oni oFi l mFe s t i v a ls e r v e sa sas p r i n g b o a r df o rt h ec a r e e r so fl owbu dg e t a ndi nde p e n de ntf i l mma k e r sa swe l la sa ne d u c a t i o n a lf o r u mf o ra u d i e n c e sa n da s p i r i ngf i l mma k e r so fa l la ge s . SAFI LM a l s oga r n e r si n t e r n a t i o n a lp r e s t i g ef o rt h ec i t ya sa ni mpor t a nt f e s t i va l–g ue s t sa ndf i l mma ke r sf r oma l lo v e rt h ewo r l dh a v ev i s i t e dSa nAn t o n i of o rt hef i r s t t i met oa t t e nd Suc c e s ss t or i e sa boundi nt h ef e s t i va l ’ sh i s t o r y :ma n yf i l msa n df i l mma k e r sr e c og n i z e da tt he Os c a r s , Su nda n c eFi l mFe s t i v a la n do t h e rt o pt i e rf e s t i v a l s . OnOc t o b e r1 0 , 2 0 1 3 , t h eAc a de my ofMo t i o nPi c t u r eAr t sa n dSc i e nc e sa n n o u n c e dt h ef i e l do fDo c u me n t a r ySh o r tSu b j e c tc ont e nd e r sf o rt he86 t hAc a d e myAwa r d s ®wa sn a r r o we dt oe i g h tf i l ms , o fwh i c ht h r e et of i vewi l l Anof f i c i a ls e l e c t i o no ft h e2 0 1 3SAFI LMSa nAn t o n i oFi l mFe s t i v a l , e a r nOs c a r ®n omi na t i on s . “ I n n oc e nt e , ”wa son eofe i g h tf i l mst ha tma d et h ec u t .Ou ra u d i e n c e swe r ea mo ngt hef i r s tt oh a v e t heop po r t uni t yt os e et h eAc a d e my a wa r dwi n n i n gf i l m. SAFI LMSa nAnt on i oFi l mFe s t i va la p p e a l st oab r o a ds p e c t r u mo fi n d i v i d u a l s–f r o mc hi l d r e n t oa dul t s , f i l mma ke r s ,f i l mi n d u s t r ypr o sa n dc i n e maa r t sa f i c i o n a d o s ,l o c a la u d i e n c e sa ndg ue s t s f r oma c r os st hec o u n t r ya n da r ou n dt h ewo r l d . Ev e r yy e a r , wewo r kwi t hl o c a lh i g hs c ho ola nd c ol l e gei nt e r nswh oa l s ol e a r naa b o utt h ei n d u s t r y . Si nc e20 10, SAFI LM h a spr ovi d e dl o c a lf i l mma k e r swi t ht h ea n n u a lf r e eg r a n two r k s h o pi n p a r t n e r s hi pwi t hHo l l yHe r r i c ka n dt h eAu s t i nFi l mSo c i e t yt ol e a r nh o wt oa p p l yf o rg r a n t s f r o mt h eTe xa sFi l mma ke r sPr o d u c t i onFu n df o rf i l mp r o j e c t s . Th a n k st ot hee duc a t i o n a lc o mpone n ta n dc o l l a b o r a t i o nwi t ho t h e rf i l mf e s t i v a l sa n dor ga ni z a t i ons , wi t hy ours u ppo r t , t h eSAFI LM Sa nAnt o n i oFi l mFe s t i v a lwi l ln o to n l ys e r v ef i l mma k e r sa nd br i n ggr e a twor k sofa r ta nda r t i s t st ot h ec i t y , b u twi l lc o n t i n u et oe n h a n c eo p p or t u n i t i e sf ora r t i s t s , e d uc a t i o na nde c onomi cde v e l o p me n ti nSa nAn t o n i o .


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SAM:Youar el oc alt oSanAnt oni o,i st hatc or r e c t ? J B: Ye s ,I ’ mapr of e s s i ona la c t or .Ia mi nt heuni on. Whi c hi si nL. A. ,butI r e s i dei nSa nAnt oni o. Thi si swhe r eIha vebe e nhe l pi ngt heyoung i nde pe nde ntf i l ms c e nes i nc et he90’ s ,t hebe gi nni ngofmyc a r e e r ,a ndI wa ntt ogi veba c k. Thi si swhe r eIgi veba c k. Al otoft he s eki dsha vegone t hr ought he s eUni ve r s i t y/ Col l e gepr ogr a ms . The ybe c omet hef i l mma ke r s r onLe eLope za ndSt e phe nGut i e r r e zt hepr oduc e r sof he r e ,i nc l udi ngAa Va l e r i e ’ sHol i da ya ndTheMa r ga r i t aMa n.SoIwa ntt os howc a s eI nde pe nde nt Fi l m.Phoe ni x,Or e gon:Ga r yLundgr e na ndAnneLundgr e noutofOr e gon, a r ea ga i ni nde pe nde ntf i l mma ke r ss oi ti sgr e a tt obea bl et os howc a s et he f i l mt ha tIwor ke dwi t ht he m,he r e ,i nSa nAnt oni o.Soa l ongwi t ht ha t ,a nd t hewonde r f ulf i l mf e s t i va l st ha ta r ehe r e ,l i ket heSa nAnt oni oFi l mFe s t i va l . I ti si mpor t a ntf ormet oa c t ua l l ybehe r e .Boot sont hegr ound. SAM:Ic oul dn’ tagr e ewi t hyoumor eandt hati ss ohonor abl et hatyou ar ewi l l i ngt o,ass uc hahugec e l e br i t y ,t oc omebac khe r eandme nt ort he yout hofSanAnt oni o.Doyout hi nkt hati thasgot t e nanye as i e rf ort he youngac t or st hatar ef r om SanAnt oni ot oge twor k? J B:Thewa yIs e ei t . . . i ti sa boutoppor t uni t i e s .SoIt hi nkwha twene e dt odo i sc r e a t emor eoppor t uni t i e s .Soi nt ha ts e ns et he r ea r enota sma ny oppor t uni t i e st ha twec oul dc r e a t ef oryoungf i l mma ke r s ,younga c t or s ,young s t ude nt s ,t hec r a f t . . . butIa l s obe l i e vet ha tt het a l e ntt ha ti sa va i l a bl eha s t r i pl e d. . . qua dr upl e d. . . s oIf e e lt ha ti ti si mpor t a ntt ha tpr of e s s i ona l ss uc ha s mys e l f ,whoha veat r a c kr e c or d,t ogi veba c kbe c a us ef a nsl ookupt ous .Not j us ta sf a ns ,buta ss t ude nt soft hec r a f t ,a ndwewa ntt ha tLa t i nona r r a t i ve . Tha tc ul t ur a lna r r a t i ve ,t hene xt Ame r i c a nna r r a t i vet oc omef r omt he s eyoung pe opl e . The yne wt hene wt e c hnol ogy ,t he yknowt hes t or i e st ha tne e dt obe t ol d. Youknow,yous e ewha ti sha ppe ni ngi nt hewor l d. Ve r y“ r e a l ”t hi ngs . The s eki dswi l lbea ddr e s s i ngt he s et ype sofi de a si nt he i rna r r a t i ve s .So,i t i si mpor t a ntf orus ,a st hea r t i s t sofye s t e r da yt oc ont r i but et ot hea r t i s t sof t omor r ow.


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SAM:Ia m he r ewi t hCy bi l lShe pa r dt o da ya ndIunde r s t a ndy o ua r er e c e i v i ngt heMar c i a Nas a t i rAwa r dr i g hthe r ei nSanAnt o ni o . I st hi sy o urf i r s tt i mei nSa nAnt o ni o ? CS: Ye s ,i ti s .Ma r c i aNa s a t i rwa sapi o n e e ri nt hi sb u s i n e s s . Sh ewa st h ev i c e p r e s i d e n to fas t ud i o , s h ewa st h ef i r s twoma n[ t od ot h a t . ]Sh e ,Ib e l i e v e , c a meo r i g i n a l l yf r o mBr o o k l y n , b u ts hemove d t oSa nAnt on i o .SoIc a nh a vet h i swr ong , b e c a u s ee v e r yo n c ea n dawh i l eIg e tmyf a c t swr on g. So,s hewa sag r e a tp i o n e e rf o rwo me na n dIa mh e r et os u p p o r th e r , a n dt h ef a c tt h a tt hi si sn a me d r , t h i sa wa r d . Yo uknowi ti si n t e r e s t i n g . . a wa r d sc a nme a nal o t . . . ( p a u s e s )a c t u a l l y ,t h e yal wa y s f o rh e me a nal o t( br e a ksi n t ol a u g h t e r . ) SAM:Ic a nag r e ewi t hyout he r e . Iam s o r r y , butdi dy o us a yi twa sy o ur f i r s tt i mehe r e ? CS: Ye s , t h i si smyf i r s tt i mei nSa nAnt o n i o , b u tIh a v eb e e nt oTe x a sal o t . Pe o pl ea c t u a l l yt hi nkI a mf r omTe xa s .Id i d“ TheLa s tPi c t ur eSho w”i nTe x a s . Th e nId i das e r i e sc a l l e d , “ TheYe l l owRos e ” whi c hi ton l yl a s t e day e a r . . . SAM:Sowhe r ea r ey o uf r om t he nbe c a us eIdo n’ tr e a l l ykno wy o urba c ks t or y ? CS:Me mp h i s , Te n n e s s e e .


I ma g ec o u r t e s yo fs a f i l m. c om SAM:I fyo uhadar o l et hatyo uha v eno tpl a y e dy e ti ny o url i f e .Li keadr e a mr o l e ,o rone t hatyo uc anc r e a t ef o ry o ur s e l f , wha two ul dt ha tbe ? SC:We l l ,Iwoul dl o v et odoTe nn e s s e eWi l l i a ms . An yo fh i sp l a y s . Th e ya r ea l lg r e a t . The ydo n’ t ha veal o tofl a u g h s ,b u tId i dg e tt odoap l a yo nBr o a d wa y ,Ir e p l a c e dCa n d i c eBe r g e ni n“ The Be s tMa n ”wi t hJ a me sEa r lJ one sa n dJ o h nLa r r o q u e t t e , ag r e a tc a s t . . . SAM:I nc r e di bl e , s oy o us i ng ?Doyouha v et os i ngt obeo nBr o a dwa y ? SC:Iwa s n’ ti namus i c a l ,b u tIwa st r a i n e d . Is a n gi nt hec h o i ra tc h u r c hs i n c eIwa sni ne . Is t a r t e ds t ud yi n gop e r awh e nIwa ss e ve n t e e n . Is t u d i e di twh e nIwa ss i x t e e n s e v e n t e e n, a n d t h e nIl e f t . . . t oma k emov i e s .SoIs t udi e do p e r aa n dt h e nIc o n t i n u e dmyo p e r as t u d i e s . . . a nd s oIknowh owt opr o j e c ta n db e“ l oud mo u t h e d . ” SAM:We l l , It hi nkt hati sa ppa r e ntf r o m wa t c hi ngy o urmo v i e s . Tha ts e e mst obeyourr ol ei n al otofmovi e ,av o c ala ndbo i s t e r ouswo ma n. . . i nt heo ne sIha v es e e na tl e a s t . SC:( i nt h ev o i c eo fac h a r a c t e r ) . . . Butofc o u r s e , d a r l i n g . . . SAM:Sodi dyo ugr owupwant i ngt obea na c t r e s so rwe r ey o urpa r e nt spus hi ngyo ui n anot he rdi r e c t i o n? SC:Iwa ss u ppos e dt obe“ Mi s sAme r i c a ”b u t . . . ( c h a n g e ss u b j e c t )In e v e rh a da n yi n t e r e s ti nb e i n g a na c t r e s s . Whi c hwa sagr e a tb l e s s i ng . Ib e c a mev e r ys u c c e s s f u la samo d e l . Ont h ec o v e ro f ma ga z i ne sa ndpi c t u r e s . Tha ti swha tPe t e rBo g d a n o v i c hs a wac o v e ro f“ Gl a mo u r ”a n dt h e nh e t a l ke dt ome ,a ndc a s tmei n“ TheLa s tPi c t u r eSh o w”a l o n gwi t he v e r y b o d ye l s e . I twa sag r e a t , gr e a t ,c a s t ,wow.


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EVENT1:WednesdayOctober2nd

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EVENT2LOOK LOCALNI GHT: WednesdayOctober2nd

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Fri dayOctober4th

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EVENT4:StreetBeat Fri dayOctober4th

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EVENT5: CelebrateSan Antoni o ThursdayOctober3rd

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EVENT6:San Antoni o Fashi on Awards SaturdayOctober5th

Th eFi f t hAn n u a lSa nAn t o n i oFa s h i o nAwa r d s , n o wag l o b a lp l a t f o r m, h a sb e e nd e e me db yCi t yr e p r e s e n t a t i o n a s , “ n o to n l yt h emo s ti n f l u e n t i a lFa s h i o ne v e n to ft h ey e a r , b u to n eo ft h emo s ti n f l u e n t i a lCi t ye v e n t so ft h ey e a r ! ” Ho s t e db yt h eTe x a sFa s h i o nI n d u s t r yI n i t i a t i v e5 0 1 C3a n dp r o d u c e db ySt y l eLu s hTV, t h eSa nAn t o n i oFa s h i o n Awa r d ss e r v e sTh eCi t yo fSa nAn t o n i oa same a n st oc e l e b r a t et h ee n t i r eSa nAn t o n i oFa s h i o nCo mmu n i t ya n d r e c o g n i z et h o s ei n d i v i d u a l swh op u s ho u rl o c a lf a s h i o n&s t y l ei n d u s t r yi n t ot h en e x tg e n e r a t i o no fe x c e l l e n c e . SAF At a k e ss p e c i a ln o t eo fc r e a t i v i t y , p r o f e s s i o n a l i s m, g o o db u s i n e s se t h i c sa n dwo r l d l ya c c o mp l i s h me n t s . SAF A s e e k so u tt h o s ei n d i v i d u a l swh or e f l e c tt h e s ev a l u e sa n ds h i n ea sar o l emo d e lt or e p r e s e n to u rc i t yt h r o u g ht h e i r wo r k . No wt h ea n c h o rf i n a l ee v e n tf o rFa s h i o nWe e kSATX, t h e s ei n c r e d i b l et a l e n t sa r es h o wc a s e dt ot h ewo r l dt h r o u g h o u rv o t i n gp l a t f o r ma tSa n An t o n i o Fa s h i o n Awa r d s . Co m. Th i sp l a t f o r m, n o wi ti t sf i f t hy e a r , s e e sg l o b a lv o t e r sa n d i sad i r e c te x a mp l eo ft h eTe x a sFa s h i o nI n d u s t r yI n i t i a t i v e ’ sa d v o c a c ya n dmi s s i o no fb r i n g i n ga wa r e n e s st oo u r Sa nAn t o n i oFa s h i o nCo mmu n i t yt h r o u g hi t sg l o b a la wa r e n e s sd e p a r t me n ta n di ns u p p o r to fc o n t i n u e df a s h i o n i n d u s t r yg r o wt hwi t h i no u rs t a t eo fTe x a s . Wi n n e r sa r ea n n o u n c e da tt h ef o r ma la n df a s h i o n a b l ea wa r dc e r e mo n yt h a ti sn o wk n o wna st h e“ p r e mi e rr e d c a r p e te v e n to ft h ey e a r ” . Ev e r yy e a r , t h eSa nAn t o n i oFa s h i o nAwa r d sc o n t i n u e st ob r i n gt h eb i g g e s ta n dt h e b r i g h t e s tf a s h i o ns t a r so fo u ri n d u s t r yt o g e t h e rf o ro n en i g h t , u n d e ro n er o o f , t oc e l e b r a t eas u c c e s s f u ly e a r , c a ma r a d e r i ea n dp o s i t i v eg r o wt hwe l li n t ot h ef u t u r e . * Op e n i n gq u o t eb yCo u n c i l ma nRo b e r t oTr e v i n oo fDi s t r i c t1 , ma d eo ns t a g ea tt h eTo b i nCe n t e ro n Oc t o b e r1 1 ,2 0 1 8d u r i n gt h eFo u r t hAn n u a lSa nAn t o n i oFa s h i o nAwa r d s . Th a n ky o uf o ry o u rc o n t i n u e ds u p p o r t .


EVENT7: Fashi onableBrunches SundayOctober6th

I t ’ sb e e nal o n gwe e k . Ti met or e l a xa n db a s ki nt h ea f t e rg l o wo faf a b u l o u sF ASHI ONWEEKSATX. Th r o w o ny o u rc h i c e s tc a s u a lwe a ra n dj o i nFa s h i o n a b l eBr u n c h e si ns t y l ea so u rc u l i n a r ys p o n s o r sp r e p a r ey o ua n d y o u rg u e s t ss p e c i a l l yc u r a t e de x p e r i e n c e sf o rb r u n c h .

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I ma gi neyou' v ej us te ndur e dal i f e c hang i ngi nj ur yo rha vebe e ndi a g no s e dwi t has pi nalc ondi t i o n t h a tr e q u i r e ss u r ge r y .I t ' snott h et y p eofof f i c ev i s i tad o c t o ro rap a t i e n two u l dwa n tt or us ht h r o u gh . Butd oc t or sa r eo f t e nwe i ghe ddownwi t hs omu c hp a pe r wo r k , r e g u l a t i o n s , b i l l i n ga n dahos tofot he r l a bo r i o usbu s i ne s sr e dt a pet h a ti tc a nl i mi tt h e mf r o mo n l yf o c u s i n go nt h e i rp a t i e n t s .Sowha t ' st h e a n s we r ?Howc a nad o c t o rr u nh i so rhe rp r a c t i c ea n dpr o v i d eq u a l i t yme d i c i n ewi t h o u two r r yi ng a bo uta dmi ni s t r a t i ved u t i e s ? Tha t ' st hemi s s i ono fSur gi c a l As s o c i a t e si nSp i n e . SASp i n eC. E. O. a n df o u n d e rLe An nCy rr e a l i z e d ane e df o rdo c t o r st oo u t s o u r c et h e i rof f i c ema n a g e me n ti no r d e rt op r o v i d eb e t t e rc a r e .I ns t e a doft he bu r de no fke e pi ngu pwi t hh i g h l yr e g u l a t e dh e a l t h c a r es t a n d a r d s , s c h e d u l i n ga n db i l l i n gf orof f i c e v i s i t sa nda u t h or i z i n gs ur g e r i e s ,Cyrc a meu pwi t han e t wo r ko fa d mi n i s t r a t i v ep e r s o n n e la n dpr o vi de r s


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HOW TURNKEYMEDI CALPRACTI CEMANAGMENTWORKS: Thebe s te xa mpl ef o rh o wSASpi n eope r a t e s ?" I t ' sl i k eaUn i v e r s i t y , "e x p l a i n e dCy r ." Th eun i v e r s i t y ha ndl e sa l lo ft hea d mi ni s t r a t i v ea s p e c t s , n o tt h ep r o f e s s o r s . Na t u r a l l yt h i smo d e la l l o wst h et e a c h e r s t ot e a c h , wh i l et h eCEOa ndt h eDe a nha n d l e sr u n n i n gt h eUn i v e r s i t y . Th et e a c he r sa r enot r e s po ns i b l ef ors t a f f i ngorge t t i n gt hebi l l sp a i d !Si mi l a r l y , t h a t ' st h ek i n do ff r e e d o mwea l l owo ur c ont r a c t e dphy s i c i a n . The yc a nj u s tf oc uso np r o v i d i n gt h eb e s tq u a l i t yc a r e . " Cyrc r e d i t she rpr a c t i c ea dmi ni s t r a t o rf o rh e l p i n gh e rma n a g et h e i rs t a f fa n dp r o v i d e r s . Sh es a y sh e r a d mi n i s t r a t or , El i z a b e t hKn i g h t , i ss up e r ba th a n d l i n ga n dg o v e r n i n ga n dr e p o r t i n ga l lbus i ne s sba c k t ohe rwhi l er e l a yi nga n ya nda l lme d i c a li s s u e st oDr .St e v e nCy r . Doe sh a vi n game di c a lma n a g e me ntt e a ml i k eSASp i n ei n c r e a s et h eo v e r a l lc o s to fh e a l t hc a r e ?


“ It h i n ke v e r yd o c t o rg e t si n t ome d i c i n ef o ra l t r u i s t i c r e a s o n sa n dt h ed e s i r et od og o o d .Bu tn o wme d i c i n e h a sb e c o mes u c har e g u l a t e da n dl i t i g i o u sf i e l d , i th a s c o mp r o mi s e dd o c t o r ’ sc a r ea n dj o bs a t i s f a c t i o n . ”


" I tdoe s n' t , "s a i dCyr ." Thepa t i e nt ' sc opa y ,whi c hi sdi c t a t e dbyt he i ri ns ur a nc e ,r e ma i nst he i ronl yc os t . " Thewa yi twor ks ,e a c hdoc t orha sac ont r a c twi t hSASpi ne .Cyrs a yst he yc ha r geas ma l lma na ge me nt f e et ha ti se a s i l yj us t i f i e dbyt het i mee a c hphys i c i a ne ndsups a vi ng.Fore xa mpl e ,Cyrs a ysi fadoc t or i sa bl et os a vet he ms e l ve sf r om10hour sofa dmi ni s t r a t i vewor ke ve r ywe e k," Tha tc a ne a s i l ya ddupt o 20t hous a nddol l a r si ns a vi ngsamont hf oradoc t or ,nott ome nt i ont he yc a ns e emor epa t i e nt sa ndf or l onge rvi s i t s . " “ Cur r e nt l ySASpi nes e r vi c e se i ghtpr ovi de r swi t hmor et ha n30e mpl oye e s , "s a i dCyra boutt he i rgr owt h. " Wea r ei nt woc i t i e s . Wea r ei nHous t ona ndhe a dqua r t e r e di nSa nAnt oni o, "s hea dde d.Cyrs a ys me di c a lma na ge me ntdoe sha vei t ' sc ha l l e nge s .The i rc l i e nt sa ppr e c i a t et ha tCyra ndhe rt e a mha ndl e s a l lr e gul a t or yi s s ue s ." I nme di c i net he r ea r es t r i c tl a wsa ndyouha vet of ol l owt he mt oaT, "s a i dCyr . " Al s owor ki ngi nt a nde mwi t hac e r t i f i e dhe a l t hc a r ea t t or ne yi ske y ,buti t ’ sonet hi ngt oge tl e ga la dvi c e a ndi t ’ sa not he rt oa c t ua l l yf ol l owi t . We ’ vea l wa yss oughta ndf ol l owe dl e ga lopi ni onsve r yc l os e l y . Wea l s oa l wa ysha vec ompl i a nc ee xpe r t sa spa r tofourt e a m. " " The r ea r es oma nyi s s ue st ha ta r ec omi ngdownf r omMe di c a r ea ndMe di c a i dt ha tyoumus tf ol l ow t he mt oa voi dbe i nga udi t e d.I tc a nbeal a ndmi ne ,s owepr ovi det ha te xpe r t i s ea ndove r s i ghtf orour phys i c i a ns , "s a i dCyr . Cyri sa l s ot hepr oudmot he roff ourc hi l dr e na nds a yst ha twhi l ehe rC. E. O.dut i e sa r e24/ 7s hei sa bl e t or unhe rhous e hol da ndwor kr e mot e l yf ora l loft he i rpr ovi de r s .Shei sa l s omos tpr oudofr e s t or i ng t hequa l i t yofl i f et oa l lt hedoc t or swhowoul dha vet ot a kemor et i mea wa yf r omt he i rownf a mi l i e st o c ompl e t ea dmi ni s t r a t i vewor k.

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La t e ri nl i f e ,Ma r i agothe re yei nt hec ons t r uc t i on bus i ne s s ,ye ti twa sj us ts ome t hi ngdi f f e r e nta nd outofc ur i os i t ya ndmor eonape r ma ne ntpur c ha s e , wi t hi nt hec ons t r uc t i oni ndus t r y .Be i nga“ J a ne ” ofa l lt r a de s ,Ma r i as t a r t e dac ons t r uc t i onc a r e e r wi t haf r i e nd.Shewa sf l i ppi nghous e sa nde a ge r l y . l e a r ni ngt he“ i nsa ndout s ”oft hi sne we nde a vor Shedi dn’ tmi ndge t t i nghe rha ndsdi r t y;di r t unde rhe rna i l s .Shewor ke dha r d,de di c a t e da nd di di tf oraye a r .FYIs hef l i ppe dhe rownhome a nds ol di ti n2017. I n1997,Ma r i af i r s townshe rbus i ne s si nSa n Ant oni o;ac hi l dc a r ede ve l opme ntpr of e s s i ona l . ’ sbe e nr unni ngt hi sbus i ne s sa ndnowha s20+ She ye a r sofe xpe r i e nc ewor ki ngwi t hc hi l dr e n;f r om i nf a nt st o1 1ye a r sofa ge ,wi t ht ha twi l lf ul l y ut i l i z eadi ve r s i t yofs ki l l ss e t s .Ma r i ai sde vot e d t ohe l pi ngc hi l dr e nt hi nkc r e a t i ve l y ,s heha s c l e r i c a lknowl e dgea ndgoodi nr e c or dke e pi ng, s hei sa na c t i vel i s t e ne r ,ha sa nunde r s t a ndi ng de ve l opme nt a ldi s or de r ,r e l i a bl ea ndpunc t ua l , a ppr oa c ha bl e ,e xpe r i e nc e di nme di c a t i ona dmi ni s t r a t i on,s heha sgr e a tl i f es ki l l st r a i ni ng,f r i e ndl y a ndc our t e ous ,f l ue nc yi nEngl i s ha ndSpa ni s h, pos s e s se xc e l l e ntr e s e a r c h,wr i t i ng,c hi l dc a r e , a ndi nt e r pe r s ona lr e l a t i onss ki l l s ,s hei sCPR c e r t i f i e da nde a r ne dt heFi r s t Ai da ndBa by s yndr omec e r t i f i c a t i ons .Ca r i ngf orot he r swa s na t ur a lf orMa r i ae s pe c i a l l yf orourl i t t l epe opl e ; ourc hi l dr e n.Sheope ne dada yc a r ec e nt e r ,whe r e s heope r a t e da st heDi r e c t orofOpe r a t i ons .She hi r e ds e ve r a lwome n,t r a i ni ngt he mt obepr of e s s i ona l si nt he i rpr a c t i c eofe duc a t i nga nd nur t ur i ngc hi l dr e n.Sheha sas pe c i a lpl a c ei nhe r he a r tf ort he s es we e ti nnoc e ntc hi l dr e n.Shes t i l l pr ovi de sda yc a r ec e nt e rs e r vi c e sf r omhe rc ur r e nt homet ohe rf a i t hf ula ndl oya lc l i e nt sbe c a us eof he rc ons t a nt ,e xc e l l e nta ndki ndc ons i de r a t i on. Sol vepr obl e msi nde pe nde nt l y ,a ndr e s pe c t t he ms e l ve sa ndot he r s .He rc e nt e rof f e r e dqua l i t y s t a nda r dst opr ovi deas a f ede ve l opme nt a ll e a r ni ng e nvi r onme ntf oryoungc hi l dr e n.Pr e s c hoola nd c hi l dc a r ec e nt e rdi r e c t or ’ sdi r e c ta ndl e a ds t a f f , ove r s e eda i l ya c t i vi t i e sa ndpr e pa r epl a nsa nd budge t s .


The ya r er e s pons i bl ef ora l la s pe c t soft he i rpr ogr a ma nd t hec hi l dr e n. Ma r i aha dt hepl e a s ur eofvol unt e e r i nga t SAM Mi ni s t r i e s( ove r c omi ngHome l e s s ne s s ) ,apr i vi l e ge t ha tc ome swi t hr e s pons i bi l i t y .Shes uppor t e dt hehome l e s sf a mi l i e sgoi ngt hr ought r i a l sa ndt r i bul a t i ons ,a nd be c a us es heha sbe e ns obl e s s e d,he rpur pos ei st oa dvoc a t ef ort hos ewhoc a n’ ta dvoc a t ef ort he ms e l ve s . Whe n s hevol unt e e r e da tt heAme r i c a nRe dCr os sSe r vi ngSa n Ant oni o,s hewi l lne ve rf or ge tt hef i r s tt i mes hewa l ke d i nt ot heLoc kl a ndAi rFor c eBa s ebui l di ng,dur i ngt he Ka t r i nac r i s i s .I tf e l tl i keawa rz one .Shes e r ve dt he s ur vi vor sf orac oupl eofwe e ks .

He rc onc e r nf orf ut ur ege ne r a t i onsi ss ome t hi ng The i rpr ot e c t i oni se s s e nt i a l pe r s ona la ndde a rt oMa r i a . a ndaGodgi ve nmus t .Ma j or i t yoft hepe opl eha ve c hi l dr e nt ha tt he ywi l ls a f e gua r dwi t ht he i rl i ve s .Ma r i a wa sc ha r ge dwi t hpr ot e c t i nga l lpe opl ef r oms ome t hi ng t ha ti ss ot a boo,ofHuma nTr a f f i c ki ng. Thi sdi s gus t i ng f or mofha t r e dwa ss ome t hi ngMa r i aa l mos te xpe r i e nc e d f orhe r s e l fa sayounge rwoma n,a l mos ts ol dt oage nt l e ma nf r omSpa i n.Shemol de dabe l i e fa ndf or me dr e s pe c t f orhuma ni t yt ha tl a t e rhe l pe dhe rt ot hef or ma t i onofOur Emp o we r i n gWo me no fSa nAn t o n i o , wh i c hl a t e re s t a b l i s h e dOu rEmp o we r i n gWo me no fAme r i c aa ne v o l v i n go r g a n i z a t i o n . Asweh a v eh o n o r e dma n yf r o mi nt h emi l i t a r ya n dl a we n f o r c e me n ta n dc o n t i n u et oh o n o r . Asa no wn e ro fa5 0 1( c )( 3 ) , Ma r i awa sa p p r o a c h e dwi t hma n yi s s u e sa f f e c t i n gt h ec o mmu n i t y . Soma n y d i s r e s p e c t f u la n di n h u ma n et h i n g st h a two me nh a dt os h a r ei no r d e rt oh e a la n db ee f f e c t i v eb u s i n e s s o wn e r sa n do p e n u pr e s i d u a le mo t i o n s , b l o c k i n gt h e i rf o r wa r dp r o g r e s s i o ni nt h eb u s i n e s s . Ma r i an o t i c e d , o nh o wa l lt h e s ep o i n t sc o r r e l a t ewi t he a c ho t h e r . So , o u rs o c i e t ywi l lb ef r e ef r o mf e a ra n da b l et op r o s p e r . So me o n en e e d st oa d v o c a t ef o rt h e s es e r i o u si s s u e st h a tg ou n d e t e c t e d . Al lo ft h e s e , c o n c e r nl e dt ot h e i n i t i a t i o nt oma k eac h a n g et h r o u g hl e g i s l a t i o n . Ma r i aa l s os t a r t e da no r g a n i ca n dr a wp r o d u c t , s h el o v e sg r e e no r g a n i cb e a u t y . Sh es t a r t i n gt od e v e l o pa f o r mu l ao fBe l l e z a Na t u r a lOr g a n i c . Wh e r es h ewi l ls h a r eb e a u t ys e c r e t sf o rwo me no fa l la g e sa n ds k i n t y p e sn a t u r a l l y . Es p e c i a l l yf o rwo me no v e r3 5 , s o mes e e mt ol o s es e l f e s t e e ma n dc o n f i d e n c e . SoMa r i a c r e a t e sat a k eah o mes p a , f o rwo me nt h a tc a n ’ ta f f o r das p ao rd o e s n ’ th a v et i mef o ro u r s e l v e s , f r o mwo r k a n df a mi l yl e a v e su st od r a i na tt i me s . Th ep r o d u c tc a nb ema d ee i t h e rr a wo rp o wd e ro r g a n i c , t h ep r o d u c t i ss t i l li nt h ep r o c e s s , b u th o p e f u l l y , t h i si st h ey e a rs h ewi l ll a u n c hi t . Pr o d u c t i o na n dp a r to ft h ep r o c e e d s wi l lg ot o wa r dDo me s t i cVi o l e n c ea n dTr a f f i c k e dwo me ni nma n yf o r ms . Th i sn e c e s s i t ymo v e dMa r i at or u nf o rCi t yCo u n c i l wo ma no fDi s t r i c t1 0 . I twi l lb eh e rf i r s ts t e pi n p u r s u i n ga“ St o p ”t oh u ma nt r a f f i c k i n gb e c a u s et h i sa f f e c t st h er e s i d e n t so fSa nAn t o n i oa n dd a ma g e s f a mi l i e sa c r o s st h en a t i o n . I ti sMa r i a ’ sb e l i e fa n dc o n f i d e n c et h a twen e e da n“ Ar my ”t od e f e a tt h i sa n ds h e i st h el e a d e rt h a twen e e d . An yc r i me sa g a i n s two me na n df a mi l i e s , “ Sh e ”i sy o u rwa r r i o r . Sh ei st h ewo ma n y o un e e do ny o u rs i d e . He a r i n gh e rs t o r ywi l lo p e ny o u re y e st os e e“ Wh y ”s h ea d v o c a t e sa g a i n s ts e x t r a f f i c ki nga nddome s t i cvi ol e nc e ,a ndi sve r ypa s s i ona t ea boutr a i s i nga wa r e ne s s .Nots ur ei fs hepl a ns t or una ga i n,butt i mewi l lt e l l !


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Sus a nMue g g ei sa l la boutpr o mo t i ngt he s i ng l el i f e . Ast heo wne ro fSa nAnt o ni o , Aus t i nandCo r pusChr i s t iSi ngl eCl ubs , Sus a nha sg i v e nhe rt i meande ne r g i e st o he l pi ngo t he r sf i ndl o vea ndhappi ne s s . St a r t i ngo uts mal la ndut i l i z i ngg oo d pr o mo t i ngs ki l l se na bl e dSus a nt o g r o whe rbus i ne s ss l o wl ya nde f f i c i e nt l y . Ut i l i z i ngt o o l ss uc ha ss o c i alme di af or a dv e r t i s i ngha sbe e ni nv a l ua bl e . ì Pe opl e we r el o o ki ngf o rs o me o net he yc a nbe c o mpa t i bl ewi t hande v e nt ua l l ys ha r et he i r l i f ewi t ha swe l l .The yj o i ne dt hec l ubs a ndi nv i t e dt he i rf r i e ndsa ndt hatwast he bo o s tIne e de dt og e tg o i ng. Ihads ome e v e nt sf orama j o rda t i ngs i t eand de c i de dt og os o l o . Yo us ome t i me sne e d t oj umpa ndf l yîDe a l i ngwi t hpe o pl e s l i v e sc a nbet o ugha ndr e qui r ee x t r ahe l p a swe l l . ìMa nyt i me sIr e f e rpe opl et o o f e s s i o na l st ohe l pt he m de alwi t hl i f e ’ s pr i s s ue s . So mene e dane wl o o ko rs ome c o nf i de nc ebuts o mene e dmo r e . “Il ove he l pi ngo t he r s . Whe t he ri tbes pe e dda t i ng o rs i ng l e spa r t i e s , I ’ vedo nei t . Iwantmy o nl i nes t uf ft obemo r ei nf or ma t i v e a ndhe l pf ult os o mes i ng l e sand he l pe v e r y o nef i ndl o ve . ”

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Th a ti sad i f f i c u l tq u e s t i o n . Th e ya r ea l li mp o r t a n t . It h i n kt h eo n et h a tIs t r u g g l ewi t ht h emo s ti s d i s c i p l i n e . Ce r t a i n l y , Ih a v eap a s s i o nf o rwh a tId o . Th a tc o me se a s i l y . Ia mp a s s i o n a t ea b o u te d u c a t i n g f a mi l i e sa tBl u mePe d i a t r i cDe n t i s t r ya b o u to r a lh e a t h . Su c c e s s f u l l yh e l p i n gac h i l dwh oi ss c a r e d , i n p a i n , o rh a ss p e c i a ln e e d sma k e sp a s s i o nc o men a t u r a l l y . De d i c a t i o na l s oc o me swi t h o u te f f o r t . De d i c a t i o n , t ome , i ss i mp l ya p p l y i n gmy s e l ft ob et h eb e s tp e d i a t r i cd e n t i s tIc a nb e . Th i si smy b u s i n e s sa n dIh a v es p e n tma n yy e a r so nmye d u c a t i o na n dmyp r a c t i c et og e th e r e . Imu s tb e d e d i c a t e dt ot h ec a u s e !Myd e d i c a t i o ns h o wst h r o u g hmyi n v o l v e me n ti nt h ed e n t a lc o mmu n i t y . Cu r r e n t l y , Ia mt h eDi s t r i c tVDi r e c t o rf o rt h eCo l l e g eo fDi p l o ma t e so ft h eAme r i c a nBo a r do f Pe d i a t r i cDe n t i s t r y . Ou rp u r p o s ei st op r o v i d eh i g hq u a l i t yc o n t i n u i n ge d u c a t i o nt op e d i a t r i c d e n t i s t st h a ta r eb o a r dc e r t i f i e db yt h eAme r i c a nBo a r do fPe d i a t r i cDe n t i s t r ya n dwi s ht oma i n t a i n t h a ts t a t u s . Wea l s op r o v i d eme n t o r s h i pt oe a c ho t h e ra swea r eas ma l l e rg r o u pt h a nma n yo ft h e o t h e ro r g a n i z a t i o n s . Di s t r i c tVi n c l u d e sAr k a n s a s , Co l o r a d o , Ka n s a s , Lo u i s i a n a , Mi s s o u r i , Ne w Me x i c o , Ok l a h o maa n dMe x i c o . Ih a v ea l s ob e e nt h ePr e s i d e n ta n dh e l dma n yo t h e rp o s i t i o n s wi t ht h eTe x a sAc a d e myo fPe d i a t r i cDe n t i s t r ya n dwa so nac o u n c i lwi t ht h eAme r i c a nAc a d e my o fPe d i a t r i cDe n t i s t r y . It h i n kt h e s ee x t r ar o l e so u t s i d eo fmyo f f i c es p e a kt omyd e d i c a t i o nt omy c r a f t . Iwa n tt ob et h eb e s tIc a nb ea n dwa n tt oh e l pp e d i a t r i cd e n t i s t r ya sawh o l ewi t hr e s p e c tt o o u rr e l a t i o n s h i p swi t he a c ho t h e r , t h eg o v e r n me n ta n dt h ep u b l i c . I na n s we r i n gt h eq u e s t i o n , If i n d d i s c i p l i n et ob et h emo s td i f f i c u l tp i e c eo ft h ep u z z l e , t h e r e f o r eIa mc h o o s i n gi ta st h emo s ti mp o r t a n t . If e e li tr e q u i r e st h emo s tf o c u s . Tome , d i s c i p l i n ei sd o i n gt h ep a r tt h a t ' sn o tf u n . I t ' sn o tt h ep a s s i o n o rt h ed e d i c a t i o n . I ti st h ed a yi nd a yo u tp a r to fr u n n i n gab u s i n e s s . Asamo t h e r , as p o u s e , a n da f r i e n d ;If i n dd i s c i p l i n ei nmyb u s i n e s st ob es ov e r yc h a l l e n g i n g . Iwa n tt og oh o mea n ds e emy k i d sa n dmyd o g sa n ds p e n dt i mewi t hp e o p l e . Ia ma ne x t r o v e r ta n dl o v et og og og o . St a y i n gi n t od op a p e r wo r k , b a l a n c eb u d g e t i n gi t e ms , a n dd e a lwi t ht h ep a r t st h a ta r e n ' tf u ni sah u g ec h a l l e n g e f o rme . Un f o r t u n a t e l y , t h i si sp a r to fr u n n i n gab u s i n e s s . Yo uh a v et omo n i t o rt h eh e a l t ho fy o u r b u s i n e s st oi d e n t i f yy o u rs t r e n g t h sa n dwe a k n e s s e s . Th i se n a b l e sg r o wt ha n dc o n s t a n tr e f l e c t i o n t o wa r di mp r o v e me n t . So me t i me s , It h i n kIs h o u l dh a v ewo r k e dt o wa r da nMBAi nh o p e st h a tt h e d i s c i p l i n ewo u l d n ' tb es oh a r d . I tj u s ti s . Th et ' sh a v et ob ec r o s s e da n dt h ei ' sh a v et ob ed o t t e d a n dn oo n ec a r e sa b o u tt h a tmo r et h a nt h ep e r s o nwh oo wn st h eb u s i n e s s . Ih a v eaf a n t a s t i ct e a m t h a th e l p smet r e me n d o u s l y . Ia ma b l et ob ed i s c i p l i n e de n o u g ht og e tt h ei mp o r t a n tp a r to ft h e b u s i n e s swo r kd o n ea n ds t i l lg e tt os p e n dt i mewi t hmyk i d s , f a mi l ya n df r i e n d s . I tr e q u i r e s s i g n i f i c a n ts c h e d u l i n g , p r i o r i t yl i s t s , a n dag r e a tt e a m. Iwi l la d mi t , t h o u g h , i td o e sn o tc o me n a t u r a l l yl i k ep a s s i o na n dd e d i c a t i o nd o !Iwa n tt os e ep a t i e n t sa n dl e a r na n dg oh o me !


S. A.MonthlyQ & AWi th Carlen PalmerBlume,DDS Di plomate,Ameri can Board ofPedi atri c Denti stry www. blumedenti stry . com SAM:Haveyour unyourownbus i ne s s be f or e ? No

SAM:Howdi dyouge ts t ar t e di nyour c ar e e r ? Id e c i d e da f t e rt a k i n gAn a t o mya n dPh ys i ol og y myj u n i o ry e a ri nh i g hs c h o olt ha tIwa n t e dt ob e i nme d i c i n e . Af t e rt a l k i n gwi t hs omep e op l ei n f i e l d sIf o u n di n t e r e s t i n g , Id e c i d e dt owo r kf o r myo r t h o d o n t i s td u r i n gs u mme ra ndwi nt e r b r e a k s . Ih a de x t e n s i veor t h o d o n t i cwo r ka n d o r a ls u r g e r y , s oIb e c a mec o mf o r t a bl ewi t ht h e e n v i r o n me n ta n dt o p i c s . Af t e rc ompl e t i n gc ol l e g e , d e n t a ls c h o o l , myf i r s tr e s i d e n c y( Ad v a n c e d Edu c a t i oni nGe n e r a lDe n t i s t r y )a ndwo r k i n ga sag e n e r a ld e n t i s tf o r9y e a r s( 7oft h e mi nt heNa vy ) , myh us b a ndn ot i c e dt h a tmymos tf a v o r a b l es t o r i e sa n ds u c c e s s e st or e p o r ta tt h ee n do ft h eda ywe r e a l wa y sa b ou tac on n e c t i o nwi t hac h i l d . Iha ds o mef r i e n d st h a twe r ep e d i a t r i cd e n t i s t sa ndde c i d e dt o a s kque s t i on s . AsIb e c a memo r ei n t e r e s t e d , mys o nwa sb o r na n dh a dar e a l l yr ou g hg oa tf i r s t . He wa sa l wa y ss i c ka ndi nt h eho s p i t a l . Is t a r t e dt on o t i c et h el a c ko fc o mmu n i c a t i o ns k i l l sofs omeof hi sc a r e t a ke r sa ndh o wmu c hIa p p r e c i a t e dt h o s ewh or e a l l yc a r e do ra tl e a s ts e e me dt oc a r e . Tha twa s t hef i na lp us hIn e e d e d . Ia mf or t u n a t et ha tmys o ni sah e a l t h yt e e n a g e rn o w, b u tId of e e lt h a tmy pe r s o na le x p e r i e nc ema ke smeamo r ewe l l r o u n d e d , e mp a t h e t i cp r o v i d e r .

SAM:Doyouhaveac ar e e rpl an? Mypl a ni st oc o nt i nu et od e v e l opBl u mePe d i a t r i cDe n t i s t r ya sab o u t i q u e , f u l l s e r v i c e , pe di a t r i c de nt a lho mef o rSa nAn t o ni o.Iwa ntt ob et h ed e s t i n a t i o nwh e r ep e o p l ef e e lt h e i rc h i l d r e nr e c e i ve t heh i gh e s tqu a l i t y , p e r s on a l i z e dc a r e . Ofc o u r s e , Iwo u l dl i k et oh i r ea na s s o c i a t ed e n t i s ti nt h e f ut ur ei nho p e st ha th eo rs h ewi l lc ont i n uet h ep r a c t i c ea f t e rIr e t i r e .

Whatt hr e epi e c e sofadvi c ewoul dyougi veot he rwome ni nbus i ne s st oday? 1)Fi ndyourba l a nc e .Ourc a r e e r sc a nbede f i ni ng. The r ei smor et ol i f et ha nyourbus i ne s s .


I ti ss oh a r dt owa l ka wa ys o me t i me s . Ha v ef u n !Sp e n dt i mewi t hp e o p l e !Fi n dah o b b ya nddoi t . I ti ss oha r dt oma ket i me , b u ty o uh a v et od oi t .Ih a v et od oi t . Do n ' tb ec o n s u me db ywor k . Cus t ome r ss e ebur n outa nde xh a u s t i ona ndi ti s n ' ta c t u a l l yg o o df o rb u s i n e s s . 2)St a yhe a l t hy .In e g l e c tmyo wnwe l l ne s sa p p o i n t me n t s , d i e t , e x e r c i s e , a n dt h el i k e . If e e lbe t t e r a n dmybu s i ne s sr unsbe t t e rwh e nIa mb e i n gg o o dt omyb o d y . Ofc o u r s e , Ia ms a y i n gt od owha t Is a ya n dn otwha tIdo,bu tIa mwo r k i n go nt h i s .I tr e a l l yd o e sma k ead i f f e r e n c e . 3)Bes t r ong .Ir e c e n t l yr e l o c a t e dmypr a c t i c e . If o u n dt h a tp e o p l ed i mi n i s h e dmyo p i n i o na n d s ome t i me st r i e dt oma kemef e e lg u i l t yf o rs t a n d i n gmyg r o u n d . Wh e nIwa sr e v i e wi ngs o mef or ms f ord e t a i l s ,Iwa st o l dt ha tId i d n ' tne e dt owa s t emyt i mel o o k i n ga te v e r yl i n ei t e m, " No bod ydo e s t ha t . " . Asawo ma nwi t hma n n e r s , If e l tl i k eIwa sb e i n gb o s s yo ro v e r l yd e ma n d i n g . Youk no w wha t ?Is a ve dmys e l ft h o u s a nd sofdo l l a r sb yr e a d i n gt h ef i n ep r i n t . Ig o tt i r e do fh e a r i ngt h a t Iwa sbe i n gp a r t i c u l a ro rd e t a i l e d . Ul t i ma t e l y , It h i n kIwa sb e i n gb u l l i e da n dIa mn o te n t i r e l y h a p pywi t hmyr e s u l t s , b utIa mha p p yt h a tIs t o o du pf o rmy s e l f . Id o n ' twa n tt ot a k eag e nde r bi a s e dt on e , bu tId ot h i n kt h a ts t r ongwome ng e tc r i t i c i z e df o rs a y i n gt h i n g st h a ta r ee x pe c t e d f r omme n.Ia ma s s e r t i v ea ndc o nf i de n ta n dIs h o u l dn o tb ema d et of e e la s h a me df o rt ha twhe n me na r epr a i s e df ori t . St a ys t r on g , l a di e s . Th e r ei sn o t h i n gwr o n gwi t hb e i n gk i n da n dh a vi n g ma nne r sun t i lpe o pl ee qua t et h a tt obe i n gad o o r ma t . Th e ya r en o tt h es a met h i n g .Beki nd , bes t r ong ,bes ma r t , b eYOU.

SAM:Whati st hemos ts at i s f yi ngqual i t y aboutyourj ob? Ofc ou r s e ,i ti st her e l a t i o n s h i p sIge tt od e v e l o p wi t ht hep a t i e nt sa ndf a mi l i e st ha tvi s i tBl u me Pe di a t r i cDe nt i s t r y .Ih a v eap a t i e n twh owa n t s t obead e n t i s ta ndl o v e sWo n d e rWoma n-j u s t l i keme !I ti ss uc haj oyt of e e ll i k eIha vei n s pi r e ds o me onee ve nal i t t l ebi t .Il ovei twh e n If e e ll i keIwa sa b l et oma keadi f f e r e nc ewi t h s ome one . Iha v eanonve r b a lp a t i e n tt h a tc o me s i nwi t hme di c a le s c or t s . Het r i e dt os i ngt ome onmyb i r t hd a y . I tma k e smec r yj u s tt ot hi n k a bo uti t . Ih a vea no t h e rs pe c i a lne e dspa t i e n t whos emo mi n s pi r e smee v e r y d a yt ob eab e t t e r pa r e nta n da pp r e c i a t et hegi f t st h a tl i f eg i v e s me .He rda ug ht e rh a sc o n s t a n ts t r ug g l e swi t h me di c a li s s u e sa n dh e rmot he rvi s i t suswi t h pos i t i v i t ya n dl ovea n dopt i mi s mt ha tf i l l smy he a r t .Pe o pl el i ket h e s ef e we x a mpl e sma k eme c omeb a c ke v e r yd a ya n dl o o kf o r wa r dt ot h e ma nyot he rf a mi l i e st h a th a v et o u c he dmy h e a r ta ndwe l c ome dmei nt ot h e i rl i v e s .

“ Bek i n d , b es t r o n g , b es ma r t , b eYOU. ”


SAM:Whatwoul dyous ayar eyourgr e at e s tc hal l e nge si nyourj ob? Wow,Iha vet ot r e a dl i ght l ywi t ht hi sone !Iwoul ds a yt hef i r s ta ndmos ts i gni f i c a nti sde a l i ng wi t hi ns ur a nc ec ompa ni e s .I ti sac ha l l e ngi ngs ys t e mnotonl yt owor kwi t h,butt of ul l y unde r s t a nda nde xpl a i nt oc us t ome r s .I tc ha nge sc ons t a nt l ya ndi sabi tdi f f e r e ntf orde nt i s t r y t ha ni ti sf orme di c i ne .De nt a li ns ur a nc ewa ss uppos e dt obea na dj unc tt oa s s i s tpe opl e ,not t hede f i ni ngme a s ur eofc a r e .I ndus t r ywi de ,wea r es e e i ngl oya l t ya ndqua l i t yf a l lt owha t Wi t hde nt a l ,t hi si s n' ta l wa ysa pe opl e ' si ns ur a nc ec ove r sorwha tpr ovi de ri si nne t wor k. hugef i na nc i a ldi f f e r e nc ei nf i na nc i a lbur de nf orpe opl e ,butwe ,a sc ons ume r s ,ha vebe e n gr oome dt obe l i e vet ha twec a n' tc hoos epr ovi de r swhoa r e n' ti nne t wor k. Whe nt hei ni t i a l goa lofhe l pi ngs ome onege ti nf ora na ppoi nt me nti sa c hi e ve d,r e vi e wi ngde nt a li ns ur a nc e be ne f i t si sac ha l l e ngea ndIf i ndt hei ns ur a nc ec ompa ni e sa r eof t e nnotf a i r .Ofc our s e ,t he y don' tha vet os i ta tt het a bl ea ndt a l kt oyoua bouti t . Wedo.I t ' sha r d.I ti sne ve re a s yt ot a l k t ope opl ea boutmone ya ndi ns ur a nc ec ompl i c a t e st ha te xpone nt i a l l y . Wi t ht ha tbe i ngs a i d, wea r ei nne t wor kwi t hma nyc ompa ni e si nor de rt oma kepe opl ef e e lwe l c ome da nd f i na nc i a l l yc omf or t a bl e . Mys e c ondgr e a t e s tc ha l l e ngei st e l l i ngpe opl et hi ngst he ydon' twa ntt ohe a r !Thec ha l l e nge i npe di a t r i c si st ha tyouha veapa t i e nt( t hec hi l d)a ndac us t ome r( t hepa r e nt ) .De l i ve r i ngba d ne wsbr i ngsf e e l i ngsofs ha me ,di s be l i e f ,f e a r ,r e gr e t ,f i na nc i a lwor r i e sa ndwha t e ve re l s et o t hepa r e nt .Fort hec hi l d,t he ywa ntt oknowi fi ti sgoi ngt ohur ta ndhowa r ewegoi ngt oge t t hi ngsdonee a s i l ya ndc omf or t a bl y . The s et hi ngsof t e ndon' tl i neupwi t he a c hot he r .I ti sve r y di f f i c ul tt ot e l lapa r e ntt ha twene e dt odos ome t hi ngt ha tt he ymi ghtf i nds c a r ya nde xpe ns i ve t ot he i rc hi l di nawa yt ha ti st hemos ts e ns i t i vet ot he i rc hi l d.If i ndt ha tc onve r s a t i ont obe ve r ydi f f i c ul t . Thet hi r dgr e a t e s tc ha l l e ngegoe sba c kt ot hedi s c i pl i ne .Il oa t hepa pe r wor k.I ti sj us tt ha ts i mpl e .

SAM:I nyourl i neofbus i ne s s ,whatmot i vat e syou? Ia mmot i va t e dbyt woma i nt hi ngsa twor k:1)Pos i t i ver e l a t i ons hi pswi t hpa t i e nt sa ndt he i r f a mi l i e sa nd2)Myde s i r et obet hebe s ta twha tIdo.Iwa ntt os uc c e e de ve r ymi nut eofe ve r y da yt os a t i s f yt hef a mi l i e si nmyc a r e .Iwa ntt he mt ot e l lt he i rf r i e ndst ha tt he yha dagr e a t e xpe r i e nc ea tBl umePe di a t r i cDe nt i s t r ya ndr i s et ot hec ha l l e nge st ha ts omepa t i e nt sbr i ng.

SAM:Howdoyout hi nkwome nt odayde f i nes uc c e s s ? Suc c e s si sdyna mi c ,i nmyopi ni on.It hi nki ti sas pe c t r uma ndwemovea l ongi tt hr oughour l i ve s .Myde f i ni t i onofs uc c e s sa samot he roft wot e e na ge r si sdi f f e r e ntt ha ni twa sbe f or eI ha dc hi l dr e n.Howe ve r ,i fIwe r et oge ne r a l i z et oi nc l udea l lwome n,Iwoul ds a yt ha ts uc c e s s i sa c hi e ve dwhe nyouc a nl ookyour s e l fi nt hemi r r ora ndbeha ppywi t hwhoyoua r e . Thi si sa c ha l l e nget ha tIc a n' ts a yIha vef ul l ya c hi e ve d.I nbus i ne s s ,s uc c e s si sc e r t a i nl ypa r tf i na nc e s a ndpa r tj obs a t i s f a c t i on. Asamom,a r emyki dsha ppy ,we l l a dj us t e d,r e s pe c t f ulhuma ns ?As awoma n,a mIr e s pe c t i ngmys e l fa ndmybody?AmIe mot i ona l l yf ul f i l l e d?DoIha vegr e a t f r i e ndsa ndhe a l t hyr e l a t i ons hi ps ?Thea ns we r st ot hos eque s t i onsde f i nes uc c e s st ome .Ia ma wor ki npr ogr e s s .


SAM:Whatwomani nhi s t or yoryourownf ami l yhasbe e nyourgr e at e s ti ns pi r at i on?

Iwa ntt obei nt e l l e c t ua la nds a ys ome onegl oba l l yi nf l ue nt i a lbutmymomha sha dt hemos ti nf l ue nc eonme . Whe nIwa s4ye a r sol d,Iwoul dt e l lpe opl eIwa nt e dt obet hef i r s twoma nPr e s i de nt( Igue s sIs t i l lc a n) ! Whe nIwa s2or3,wewe r eonawa l ka ndmymoms a was t a c kofba mbooont hes i deoft her oa d.She s a i d," Wes houl dt a ket ha thomea ndma keaki t e . "Is a i d," AWa l t e rCr onki t e ? "( Hewa she rf a vor i t e )At t ha tyounga ge ,Iwa swa t c hi ngt hene wsa ndkne wmor ea boutt ha tt ha naki t eyoupl a ywi t h.Shet ol dme Ic oul ddoa nyt hi nga ndt one ve ra l l owmys e l ft owa ntl e s sbe c a us eofmyge nde r .Shema dee xc e l l e nt gr a de swhe ns hewa sas t ude nta ndt ha twa st hes t a nda r dt owhi c hIwa she l d.Onc emypa r e nt skne w wha tIwa sc a pa bl eof ,not hi ngl e s swa sa c c e pt e d.Iwa ss uppor t e da ndpus he da ndl ove dbybot hofmy pa r e nt s .Mymomwa sahi ghs c hoolma t ht e a c he r .He rwor ke t hi cwe ntf a rbe yondt hec l a s s r ooma nd t ha twa st hee xa mpl et ha twa ss e tf orme .Shei sa l s ove r yki nd.Shee nc our a ge sge ne r os i t ya ndf or gi ve ne s s . Sher e mi ndsmet oa l wa ysl ooka tt hepe r s pe c t i veofot he r s ,pa r t i c ul a r l yi nt i me sofa dve r s i t y .Shei smy l i t must e s t . At46ye a r sol d,Is t i l la s kmys e l fi fmymomwoul da ppr oveofmyde c i s i onsbe f or eIma ket he m.

SAM:Howdowome nt odayac hi e vewor kl i f ebal anc e ? We l l ,i s n' tt ha tt hemi l l i ondol l a rque s t i on?You l e tmeknowwhe nt ha tmi s s i oni sa c c ompl i s he d a ndwec a nr e t ur nt ot heque s t i ona bout a c hi e vi ngs uc c e s s !Ij us tr e c e nt l ys t a r t e dt r yi ng t oe xe r c i s ea ga i n. Whi l eIf e e la ni nc r e di bl er us h ofs a t i s f a c t i onf r omt hi s ,t hes c he dul ei sgoi ngt o bet hede a t hofme !Owni ngBl umePe di a t r i c De nt i s t r y ,t a ki ngc a r eoft e e na ge r s ,doi nga l lof t hepa pe r wor kf orhomea ndwor ka ndf i ndi ng t i met ot a kec a r eofmys e l fr e qui r e saWonde r Woma nCa pe( Idoha veone ) !Iha veme nt i one d s e ve r a lt i me sa l r e a dy . . .Is ki mpont hepa pe r wor k If i ni s hpa t i e nt s ,pa ybi l l s ,r e t ur nc a l l s ,a ndl e a ve t hebui l di ng. Wha tge t sdone ,ge t sdone .My da yi s n' tf ul f i l l e dunt i lIge tt os pe ndt i mewi t h myki ds . Tha tf i l l smyhe a r tl i kenot hi nge l s e . Whe nt heki dsa r ec r a bby ,Ihugmyf ourdogs a ndc a l lmygi r l f r i e nds .

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