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
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?
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