November 21, 2017

ER Physician Career Transition: Dr. Dale Ray

Before his career transition, you were likely to find Dr. Dale Ray intubating a patient, running a meeting, or mentoring a resident. Now, in his new role working for the ACGME (American College of Graduate Medical Education), odds are you will find him on an airplane. Dr. Ray worked for many years as an emergency… Read More

Working for Health Insurance – Is This Really the Dark Side?

“Work for a health insurance company? You mean go to the dark side? No thanks!” This is what I hear a lot from my clients who are considering a non-clinical career. However, with the way things are going in medicine, some are reconsidering. They are willing to temporarily suspend judgment to at least learn about… Read More

Do I Need to Leave Medicine? One Physician’s Story

Dear readers, I am honored to share with you an inciteful and powerful story by one of my awesome clients.   When you tell people you are changing jobs, they want to know why. Many people will even ask, “Are you going to make more money?” or “Is this a promotion for you?” They don’t… Read More

Do Your Pajamas Spark Joy? And Other Key Career Questions

  I have two questions for you, dear readers, “Do your pajamas spark joy?” And…. “Is there room for your rocks in your container of life?” These are two questions you should be asking yourself if you want to jump- start your career change process. Sounds as if I’ve gone nuts, I am sure, unless… Read More

My Trip to the American Medical Writer’s Conference

I was recently on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas, eating Italian food with two of my clients. We were relaxing after a busy few days at the American Medical Writer’s Association (AMWA) Conference. The food may not have been stellar (we should have endured the wait at Boudros), but meeting my clients for the… Read More