July 16, 2018

I Was A Sick Superman!

We’ve all heard about doctors with a Type A personality, and how these individuals can be workaholics, driving themselves to burnout. While it’s true this type can definitely suffer from burnout, all personality types have risk factors.  In two weeks in the blog, I’m going to detail the different risk factors for the most common… 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

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