July 16, 2018

“Good things come to those who write!”

A few weeks ago I found myself surrounded by majestic palms, white sand, fruity drinks, and a bunch of doctors bursting with great book ideas. The location, the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida, was the perfect setting for this most remarkable conference by SEAK, “How to Make Money as a Physician Writer.” SEAK co-founder,… 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

Help For The Reluctant Negotiator

  If you’re like a lot of physicians, negotiating for yourself isn’t something that you like to do or feel very skillful at. For better or worse, negotiations are an inescapable part of our life. Our reluctance to negotiate for ourselves can leave us with the short end of the stick, as in the words… Read More

Doctors Gather From Around the World to Improve Physician Health and Resiliency

My mind is on fire with all I have absorbed in the past 10 days. Two back to back trips to Chicago. Two doctor conferences. One offering ways for physicians to leave medicine. The other trying to keep doctors happy and healthy in practice. The first conference was SEAK’s Conference on Non-Clinical Careers for physicians…. Read More

Doctors “Seaking” New Jobs Attend Conference on Non-Clinical Careers

Recently I attended SEAK’s Non-Clinical Careers Conference for physicians. I wanted to do some reconnaissance for clients and get a firsthand impression of the value of this program. I’m sitting with over 200 physicians, enjoying the continental breakfast and waiting for the conference to begin. I can’t help but overhear two doctors sitting behind me: “So… Read More