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

From FIRED to Public Speaker – An Anesthesiologist’s Story

If you have a dream of doing something out of the box, but are afraid to give it a try, take courage from Dr. Lynette Charity’s story. Read on to see how this anesthesiologist turned a negative experience into a new career. Q: What made you decide to transition from Anesthesiology into Public Speaking? Dr…. Read More

Pop Quiz! What Non-Clinical Job Sector….?

Time for a Pop-Quiz! What non-clinical job sector allows you to use your clinical knowledge, never involves denial of care, and is so enjoyable many of the medical directors stay on into their white-haired years? A) Drug Safety B) Disability and Worker’s Comp C) Life Insurance D) Medical Writing E) Llama farming If you guessed… Read More

“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

Conferences 2018 – Could One Spark A New Career?

        Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe, Catch a conference by the toe. If there’s interest have a go. If there isn’t, just say no! Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe. If you’ll pardon my silly variation on this children’s rhyme, I’m using it to introduce the 2018 list of upcoming conferences. Yay! I’m continuing this… Read More