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?
If you are a doctor, it is no surprise to you that your medical office location dictates your success. You have probably heard the expression used by real estate agents that “location is everything” or what makes for a great Read More Negotiate Your Medical Office Space Lease in 5 Easy Steps
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
There was a time when family medicine was the poor and battered step-child of the “real” specialties. The medical establishment opposed creating a new specialty that would fill the need left by the rapidly dwindling number of general practitioners. Read More Are You Giving Up the Joy of Family Practice Jobs?
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?
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
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?
I went to a dinner party the other night and ran into a cousin who is also a physician. He told me about a UCLA medical student who stole a patient’s iPad (and possibly even glasses) from the bedside after Read More Are the “Right” People Getting Into Medical School? One Doctor Speaks Out.
As physicians, most of us love how we can make an enormous impact on others by saving, extending, and enhancing lives with knowledge, skill, and compassion. Our white coats symbolize a commitment to uphold the modern Hippocratic Oath: “I will Read More Is it “Unethical” for Doctors to Make a Living?