When is the best time to walk away from a negotiation? The short answer is there are three reasons not to walk away versus ONE reason to leave. Does this story sound familiar? As a practicing gastroenterologist of almost 20 years, Dr. X found himself working harder and harder for […]
164 Million Americans will shop in the next 5 days Today is November 22nd, 2018 most famously known as Black Friday. According to the National Retail Federation, more than 164 million American consumers plan to shop over the five-day Thanksgiving weekend with most of them shopping on Black Friday. This […]
Introduction Medicine as a career still stands as one of the most rewarding and prestigious careers in the U.S. and worldwide. As the practice of medicine evolves with an evergrowing body of knowledge, regulations and legal issues, physicians must become more aware of the fact that practicing medicine involves more […]
Practicing medicine is dangerous! The modern-day boiler room continues to exist in the Operating Suite. The amount of resilience and fortitude it takes to survive the training alone could compare only to other high stress and high stakes jobs like bomb disposal technicians. There is no wonder that physicians command […]
Mind mapping has been around for quite some time and is very useful for organizing thoughts and ideas. The best analogy commonly is referred to as the flow sheet. Most physicians think in a very linear fashion which served us well going through formal education and medical school. You start […]
After working at the same physician practice for 12 years, I decided to go part-time. Unfortunately no one else had done it before and to my suprise, unwelcome. Rather that compromising my goal, I decided to find a position that would accommodate my request. Not very long after this request, a better job found me and I now I look forward to a part-time career.
After returning from 14th Annual Non-clinical Careers for Physicians(http://store.seak.com/) I am shocked and amazed from all that I have learned! After practicing medicine in anesthesia for 15 years and acting as the medical director of my department for 5 years one thing is apparent, the delivery of quality healthcare can […]