People often ask me why I would devote so much of my life to supporting physician careers. I often hear, “Why don’t you spend your free time going to the beach? You look pale. Get some sun already!” Through the Read More You Didn’t Get the Physician Job You Wanted? Here’s How to Deal with Rejection
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?
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?
You get a horrible cough. You call your primary care physician’s office and discover that he has just retired. You call 3 other doctors’ offices, and the closest physician is 25 miles from your home! You have newborn twins at Read More America’s DEVASTATING Doctor Shortage: Are We Doing Enough?
These days, getting things lightning fast extends far beyond Fast Food and Google Searches. Millennials (those who are 18-33 years old) are using Uber to get transportation within minutes and Google Express to get things delivered to their doorsteps within hours. Read More “I Want a McDreamy, a McSteamy and a Happy Meal, Please.” How Do Millennials PICK Their Doctors?
One of the most difficult and sensitive roles of a physician is dealing with a grieving patient. The way in which you respond can have a profound effect on patients. Their psychological well being and the quality of their ongoing Read More 5 Things Doctors Should Never Say to a Grieving Patient
The practice of looking someone up on the Internet is so common that the terms “Google” and “Googling” have entered the dictionary. Millions of people resort to Google every day to find out more about specific individuals–whether it be for Read More Should Doctors GOOGLE Their Patients?
According to the 2015 Medscape Physician Compensation Report, many U.S. physicians believe they are not fairly compensated for their work. Less than half of the American ophthalmologists and general surgeons surveyed believe they are fairly compensated for their work and Read More Countries Where Doctors Get Paid the Least
The popularity of social media has exploded in recent years with 31.24% of all web traffic now coming from social media platforms. According to the New York Times, in April of 2015, the leading social media platform is Facebook with Read More 5 Things Doctors Should NEVER Post on Social Media
What did doctors without smartphones do when they needed to retrieve information stat on the job? It must seem ridiculously archaic, and hopelessly inadequate, to today’s medical students and residents, that there was a time when those of us Read More Top 10 Medical Apps for Doctors