Physicians are not known to be slick networkers. We worked hard studying and playing by the rules to get our medical degrees and didn’t have to rely on schmoozing and building connections to start earning a paycheck. But, there are Read More The 10 WORST Networking Mistakes Doctors Make
How many of these “negotiation commandments” have you heard? You should never disclose your salary or your requirements first When your offer is too low, negotiate up Splitting the difference always works in your favor Without competing offers, you have Read More Everything You Know About Salary Negotiation is Wrong–Part 1
I joined my first business venture as a high school student in Los Angeles. I got a phone call one day from one of my buddies who said he needed a substitute violinist to join his string quartet. “Where are Read More Why Would a Doctor Abandon a Steady Paycheck to Become an Entrepreneur?
Working as a physician can be a rewarding experience — treating patients is emotionally satisfying, and it is of course a rapidly advancing profession. However, the work involved to become a doctor is substantial–and as physicians–we typically work extremely long Read More The 10 Highest-Paying Physician Jobs in America
Becoming a female physician is isolating, no matter how you look at it. Getting to that point is not for the thin skinned, faint of heart, or those who need a pat on the back on a daily basis. It Read More The Isolation of Infertility in Female Physicians
Whether you have just started practicing medicine, or you have been in practice for decades, your reputation and income often depend on reliable referral sources. Many of us physicians get spoiled and just “expect” to get a regular influx of Read More The Top 7 Reasons Why You Lose Patient Referrals
Whether or not you have insurance coverage, the cost of prescription medication can be exorbitant. According to Dr. David Yashar, a pharmacist practicing for over 18 years and owner of ACE Medical Pharmacy in Beverly Hills, “I have seen many Read More 10 Secret Ways to Save Big on Prescription Medication
As a doctor, some of my most transformative experiences are when patients walk through the door and share with me the tragedies in their lives—their children who die before them; their spouses who desert them for a younger woman; their Read More Why Would a Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon Cry?
Your dream was to become a physician, help people, and save lives. You were so focused on getting good grades, passing boards, and pleasing your attendings (academically we hope), that your social life and romantic life may have taken a Read More Single Male Doctors: Is Your “Significant Other” Marriage Material?
American physicians are practicing in a time of rapid changes in the healthcare environment since the introduction of the Affordable Care Act. Private practice physicians have dwindled down to approximately 32% of the physician workforce and now doctors are being Read More The Top 9 Sites for Doctor Salary Information: Are You Making Enough?