October 16, 2018

Does Your Job Spark Joy? Does It Need To?

‘Tis the season… to be Joyful!! The greeting cards, the Christmas shows, the holiday music, even the wrapping paper – it’s all reminding us to feel joy. I’ve got joy on the brain and my mind is drifting off, not to the land of sugar plum fairies, but to this question of joy and work…. Read More

Is There An Entrepreneur Hiding Within You?

I never planned on owning a dermatology practice. Especially not right out of residency. But that’s what happened. My number one goal when I finished my program in Miami was to make it back to Austin. If I had to work at Burger King, so be it, I was coming back. I’d assumed I would… Read More

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