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Doctors and scientists juggling kids and career faced burnout even before COVID-19. A University of Chicago grant seeks to help

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Volerman, co-director of the grant program, said the goal is to support research adversely affected by the pandemic and find sustainable solutions for physician-scientists who are also caregivers. In short, they hope to make it easier for scientists to find work-life balance, and keep people in research. As a mom of three boys, one born in February 2020 just as the pandemic was about to begin, she gets it.

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