November 21, 2017

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

SEAK Non-Clinical Careers Conference

Last month I was in Chicago at the SEAK Non-Clinical Careers Conference. This is one of my favorite conferences and I love volunteering there as a mentor every year. I sat in a humongous room in the Crown Plaza Hotel at a tiny table where I met with a different physician attendee every 15 minutes for… Read More

Melissa’s Story Part II – An Obstetrician in the South Sudan

Obstetrician Dr. Melissa Wolf  shares the second part of her great adventure. If you haven’t read Part I, you can find it by clicking here.  “After a bit of soul searching about my medical career path, I recently decided to try my hand in international health care. I researched multiple potential options and ultimately found… Read More