February 21, 2019

Mandy’s Story – From Physician to Medical Writer

“What?!? Why?!?” These are the two questions I receive (often simultaneously) when I tell someone that I’m no longer practicing medicine. Many other questions and comments usually follow, such as, “But you spent all that time in school and residency…” Ah, yes. All that time. And training. And debt. Why did I even go to… Read More

Physician Guest Blog: “The Old Me, The New Me”

This month’s blog is a guest post by one of my clients who went from feeling trapped in her career to having the confidence to know she could pursue other opportunities. Instead of being resigned to a daily existence of stress and anxiety, she made the decision take charge of her career and make it what she wants it to be. Any significant career change is a process and takes time and effort, but if you hold to the vision that your work is meant to be fulfilling and joyful, you will find what is right for you. I have experienced this change in my own career and see it happening with my clients. Please enjoy this guest blog.

Susan’s Story: A Surgeon’s Triumph Over Anxiety

Can anxiety be severe enough to cause a physician to leave medicine?  Absolutely.  I know a number of physicians who have left for this reason.  In my coaching practice I am increasingly aware of the toll anxiety takes on many doctors and am making it my mission to bring more attention to this problem and… Read More

Leaving Medicine – Danielle’s Story

Dear readers, for this blog edition one of my clients shares her career transition story with you.  This post is longer than usual, but there is so much here of value that I have posted the piece in its entirety.  Down the road we will check in with Danielle to see how she is doing… Read More

Guest Blog: Career Transition Stage 1 – Telling Mom

A great client of mine agreed to share this piece he wrote on his career transition.  He is an ER physician who is currently pursuing other options.  Comments are welcome. So, I want to change careers. More specifically, I would like to change my career from that of a clinical, emergency department physician to that… Read More