December 11, 2017

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

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

ER Doctor Transitions Into Teaching – As Told By a Curious Surgeon

Dear Readers, you are in for a treat today with this guest post by my client Dr. Sue Zimmermann, an orthopedic surgeon. As part of her career transition process, she met with and interviewed one of my former clients, Dr. Rob Baginski, who made the leap from Emergency Medicine into teaching in 2013. Before the… Read More

Leaving Medicine and Reentry – Know Before You Go!

Hold onto that medical license and keep your stethoscope handy! If you’re thinking about leaving clinical practice, don’t retire that license too fast or stay out of practice too long – unless you‘re lock, stock and barrel sure you’re not going back. Even then, it’s wise to keep everything current. You may be burned out,… Read More