November 13, 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

Is Your Personality Making A Career Change Harder?

If you’re trying to make a career change, such as transitioning to a non-clinical career, the last thing you want is to make the process harder. Oh my gosh, it’s already hard enough. Could it be that your personality might be getting in the way? Could it be that the typical physician personality actually makes… 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

Leaving Medicine and Reentry – Know Before You Go!

Hold onto that medical license and keep your stethoscope handy! If you’re thinking about leaving clinical practice, don’t retire that license too fast or stay out of practice too long – unless you‘re lock, stock and barrel sure you’re not going back. Even then, it’s wise to keep everything current. You may be burned out,… Read More

Do I Need to Leave Medicine? One Physician’s Story

Dear readers, I am honored to share with you an inciteful and powerful story by one of my awesome clients.   When you tell people you are changing jobs, they want to know why. Many people will even ask, “Are you going to make more money?” or “Is this a promotion for you?” They don’t… Read More