December 8, 2019

What changed for me at the SEAK Nonclinical Careers Conference?

This was my 10th year at the SEAK Nonclinical Career conference in Chicago. I attend SEAK every October to mentor and sometimes speak. This year there were close to 400 physicians looking for options besides patient care. What has changed in 10 years? Most things are still the same. It’s a fantastic conference and always… Read More

Are you being weak if you leave medicine or slow down?

I received an email update from one of my clients who’s an Emergency Medicine physician. After almost a decade of working in the ER, burnout and dissatisfaction with medicine prompted her to find a non-clinical job. She was just hired for a remote utilization review position with a well-known company. In her email, she mentioned… Read More

Are you being selfish or “self-full?”

The other day one of my clients who’s an OB/Gyn physician opened our coaching call with a statement that made my jaw drop. She said, “I’m focusing on being more selfish in all areas of my life. I have this fire in me. This is my time.” I wanted to jump for joy. I almost… Read More

Regret – Is it your tormentor or teacher?

I’ve been thinking a lot about regret lately. Some of you, I know, are struggling with regret related to your career. I’m trying to learn from past regret to avoid some “deja-vu regret” in my own life. Today I’m on a mission to help you with a process for dealing with regret that shifts it… Read More

Nonclinical job in a telehealth start-up

Today I have the pleasure of introducing Dr. Tzvi Doron, a family practice physician who transitioned into a dynamic role in a telehealth start-up – only two years post-residency. When we think of jobs in telehealth, we may assume that this means solely providing patient care. However, in Dr. Doron’s case, his position started with… Read More