physician burnout Archive

Fixing Physicians’ Broken Windows

I am honored to be a member of the medical profession. Being a physician is a great job and a highly rewarding thing to do. One of the aspects that I like most, unlike so many other desk or number jobs, is that you ...Read More

Why physicians should always be their own brand

Healthcare in America and the practice of medicine has undergone a sea change over the last couple of decades. It used to be about Dr Johnson’s office around the corner that would serve you and your whole family. Nowadays, it’s about mega-specialty groups and ...Read More

Come fly with me…

It was my childhood dream to become an airline pilot. We lived near Heathrow airport in London, and I was a diligent plane spotter (please save the jokes). I had a book when I was nine years old that listed all civil aviation registrations, ...Read More

Improving communication in healthcare

Being a physician, or working in healthcare in general, is about as much of a social and personable job as one can get. This is something that’s sadly not taught adequately in medical school to future doctors. Even during a typical physician’s career, there ...Read More

5 reasons not to quit being a doctor

                  There’s been a lot of talk recently about low morale and disgruntlement among doctors. A recent article on the popular online blog KevinMd.com focused on a list of reasons when doctors know it’s time to ...Read More