October 18, 2019

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

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

Nonclinical career salaries for physicians

In this blog, I’m responding to a question from a female internist in Delaware who asked, How big is the typical income drop when a physician moves into a nonclinical career? This is a great question and there may be some surprises here. If you’ve seen the movie, Jerry Maguire, you likely remember the scene… Read More

New Physician Career Transition Posse Member Dr. Kay!

I’m very honored and excited to introduce our third member of The Physician Career Transition Posse – the one, the only, the invincible, “Dr. Kay!” For those of you new to the Career Transition Posse, the members are physicians who graciously share their career journey as it unfolds in real time. They adopt an alias… Read More