November 21, 2017

Insider Tips on Using a Recruiter – How To Have Them Love You

  Veru Bosco, a physician recruiter I work with, recently emailed me after speaking with one of my clients. About my client, Ms. Bosco enthused, “I LOVE HER! Her personality, experience, and needing only 4 – 6 weeks’ notice will make her a great candidate for someone.” I smiled. And within two months my client… Read More

Caribbean Medical Schools – What’s the Scoop?

I’ve often wondered what it’s like to go to a Caribbean medical school. On one hand, it sounds rather exotic, yet on the other hand, it seems rather risky. When I hear from offshore medical graduates who have over $300K in debt – and can’t match into a residency, my heart sinks. With an average… Read More

Dr. Devki’s Story – From Pathology to Government

Today I am excited to share with you an interview with my client, Dr. Devki Patel. She made the successful transition from pathologist to working for California’s Medicaid program. A big thank you to Devki for making her story accessible.  Q: How did you decide to transition out of your specialty? Dr. Devki: I had… Read More

There’s A New Guy In My Life

So there’s this new guy in my life named Andy. He’s kind of bald. No, not kind of. There’s a very distinct lack of hair on his head, but it looks rather good on him. He sports a lovely British accent and just the sound of his voice calms my mind. When I listen to… Read More

Create Your Own “Personal Pan Retreat!”

I’m calling it your “Personal Pan Retreat” in homage to those tasty little pizzas you get to design with your very own choice of toppings. Want extra cheese? You got it. Hold the anchovies? No problem. Extra sauce? Check! Why a retreat? Life on the proverbial hamster wheel has such momentum that it’s difficult to… Read More