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?
Yesterday I saw a sweet, frail elderly woman in my office. She was 93 years old and had a very good head on her shoulders. She had no signs of dementia and could vividly recall details of our last conversation. Read More Doctors…Are You Bargaining with Potential Killers?
Is there an expected hourly rate for which doctors should be paid? Are doctors worth $60 an hour? Are we worth $80 dollars an hour? Are we worth $600 an hour? I am truly getting confused. I had lived Read More How Much is a Doctor Worth These Days?
You’re a polished MD interviewing for a doctor job. Hopefully, you know not to use profanity to describe your current boss or to eat Cheetos while waiting for the interviewer. What could possibly go wrong? A lot! Avoiding these Read More 10 Things You Should Never Say When Applying for Doctor Jobs
We know doctor jobs are stressful. But please don’t get brainwashed into developing new bad habits. We put together a list of the top 10 sins we should all avoid committing as physicians so that we can be at Read More The 10 Cardinal Sins Doctors Should Never Commit
You’ve had it. Your boss’ idea of “constructive criticism” is to berate you and your co-workers in public. Everyone in the office has a bad attitude. Staff turnover is off the charts. These are all legitimate reasons to search for Read More How to Avoid “Burning Bridges” When You Hate Your Medical Job
I have been practicing medicine for over a decade now and the other day I got a big shocker. On my desk was a box of dark chocolate truffles in a gift bag with a note that said. “Dear Dr. Read More Doctors: Why Do Your Patients Remember You?
What? Is this true? Isn’t it a fact that no one wants to associate with complainers? Aren’t they obnoxious? Aren’t they annoying? Most people don’t want anything to do with a doctor who complains about his job, his patients, Read More Why are the Most Successful Doctors All Complainers?
We found medical field jobs–beyond the expected doctor jobs–that earn on average $100,000 a year or more. Some do not require formal degrees beyond college. Take a close look. You may be surprised. If medical school or pharmacy school, for Read More The 8 Highest Paying Medical Jobs in America: Earn $100,000 a Year or More
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