I am a board certified family physician who transitioned from a career in primary care, where I had worked for many years, to urgent care. I am now employed the equivalent of full time in urgent care. And I have Read More Why Is There a Shortage of Primary Care Doctors? What Went Wrong?
Late last night, I was in the office discussing with a patient how she could get her much-needed high blood pressure medication since the price was $225 a month and her insurance company hadn’t approved it. We had a very Read More Is YOUR Doctor Worth a Coke?
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?
According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, American doctors are growing increasingly dissatisfied with their profession. It’s not surprising considering how much the healthcare landscape in America has changed. Today, doctors are reeling from decreased reimbursements, controversial Read More Are You Sick of Being a Doctor?
When I was a young boy, I looked up to my cousin Maury more than anyone else. He was one of my all time greatest role models in the field of medicine. I remember when he was the only medical Read More The “Ungrateful Patient”: The Hidden Killer of America’s Greatest Physicians
My parents didn’t have it easy growing up. They immigrated to the United States from India with very little money in the prime of their lives. They had to start from scratch. My father would drive taxis and worked at Read More Confessions of a Doctor’s Wife: The Good, The Bad….The Ugly
1. Take at Least 2 Vacations a Year: Doctors who don’t take vacations, BURN OUT. It is very important to leave your current environment and see the rest of the world. It doesn’t really matter where you go. Going to Read More The Top 10 Ways to Combat Physician Burnout
Landing a doctor job is no task for the faint of heart. You have to jump through hoops beginning in high school where you have to earn perfect grades to get into a decent college. Then you have to ace Read More Doctor Jobs: What are the Major Sources of Burnout?