It’s never too soon to start thinking about retirement! Medicine is not just a career; it can be one’s identity. How do you face retirement and figure out if you still want to work some? What’s possible? Our guest is an orthopedic surgeon who faced retirement after 25 years of practice and found new ways to still earn income, help others, and enjoy a new chapter in her life. Even if you’re not close to retirement, this episode can help you consider your own situation and take charge of your career path.
In this episode we’re talking about:
- What it’s like to face retirement
- Things to consider when approaching retirement
- One way to still keep a foot in the clinical door
- How networking can play a role in finding opportunities
- The interesting work and volunteering this surgeon is doing now
- Why it’s never too early to think about your retirement
Links for this episode:
American Corporate Partners (ACP) an organization that helps veterans and their spouses find new careers. Dr. Zimmermann volunteers here.
Physician Retirement – Why it’s hard for doctors to retire. An article in Medical Economics.
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