January 23, 2018

Using Your Internal GPS for Career Change

Is your internal GPS telling you it’s time to change your career direction? Is it saying “Recalculate! Recalculate!” but leaving you stranded at the crossroads, failing to provide any further instruction? If so, it can feel overwhelming, daunting, and confusing.   Uncertainty is uncomfortable. It’s natural to wish for some kind of roadmap to guide… Read More

Burning Out? Recommendations For Your Personality Type

I really, really wish I could change the healthcare system so it would stop burning out so many hardworking doctors. I would gladly be out of a job if it meant this soul-crushing medical system cared half as much about doctor satisfaction as it did about patient scores. But sadly, I know I alone will… 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

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

Melissa’s Story Part I – The Journey of an Ob/Gyn Physician

In medical school and residency, wild horses could not have torn me away from a medical career. Sure, I was exhausted and overworked but I was learning to deliver babies, to operate, to help people navigate some of the best and worst moments of their lives and I loved it! Not once did I feel… Read More