January 26, 2020

Transitioning from medicine – Dr. Jennifer Spector’s story

Physicians often ask me, “How long does it take to transition to a nonclinical career?”  My answer is always, it depends. From my experience, the time ranges from 3 months to 2 – 3 years, with an average of 12 – 18 months. Today I’m honored to introduce Dr. Jennifer Spector, a podiatrist, and surgeon… Read More

How do you do with acknowledgment and gratitude?

Last week I was backing out of my garage, heading for the gym. I was almost to the end of the driveway when it struck me- This might be the last time I’d see Josh. I hit the brakes. Josh is the uber charismatic guy who works the front desk at Gold’s gym. He is… Read More

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

Is Guilt Putting a Monkey Wrench in Your Career Transformation?

There are many kinds of guilt, Catholic Guilt, Jewish Mother Guilt, Generic Parental Guilt, Couch Potato Guilt, Not Feeling Guilty Enough Guilt, and so on. Guilt is such a pervasive emotion it will likely never be on the endangered species list, and as painful as it can be, it is not something we should try… Read More

Considering Pharma? Check out the DIA 2017!

Last year was a big year for pharma at the Doctor’s Crossing. Four of my clients landed great jobs in pharma and I attended the inspiring world-renowned pharmaceutical conference – The DIA Global (DIA – Drug Information Association). One of my four clients had no prior pharma experience and she is now working happily as… Read More