I was fed up of office politics. I was fed up of my whining colleagues. I was fed up of ungrateful patients. I was fed up of the long hours. I was fed up of the paperwork. I was tired Read More Are You Ready to Quit Being a Doctor?
One summer during medical school, I broke up with my boyfriend after a long relationship. To help get my mind off of it, I signed up for my pathology rotation. I hadn’t realized that one of my duties was that–night Read More Is Being a Doctor Worth the Sacrifices?
For physicians looking for a top job, strong networking abilities can be as important–if not more important–than your performance and evaluations in residency and fellowship. Knowing how to present yourself well in high-yield social situations can ensure that no potential Read More Top Networking Strategies to Find a New Physician Job
In an age when more than 75% of new patients select their doctors based on online reviews, as healthcare professionals, we must make every effort to ensure that our digital reputations sufficiently reflect the quality of care Read More The Top 4 Reputation Management Companies for Doctors
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to Dr. Richard Thaler, a professor at the University of Chicago, for his contributions in Behavioral Finance. This is not something that physicians would normally pay attention to, but they should. Why? Because Read More The Nobel Prize-Winning Idea Physicians Can Use to Build Wealth
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?
One of the hospitals I trained at caters to the “elites of this world.” Some of these “VIP patients” are celebrities, and some of them are billionaires. What I have noticed about this patient population is that their “care” can be VERY wrong to Read More “VIP Syndrome”: A Hidden Killer of America’s Wealthiest Patients
In Part 1, you learned why these “negotiation commandments” below are wrong – and how to make them right: You should never disclose your salary or your requirements first When your offer is too low, negotiate up Splitting the Read More Everything You Know About Salary Negotiation Is Wrong–Part 2
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
Physicians are typically more conservative than others when it comes to embracing new technology. Patient care and paper work consumes so much of our time that we tend not to fiddle around with apps that may clutter our lives even Read More What are the Most Popular Medical Apps for Doctors?