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Attorneys For Medical Board Investigation

In this article, I’ll list competent attorneys for physicians who need help with state medical board investigations. If you’re reading this article, then you know what that’s all about. If you’re new to this topic, the state medical boards can levy hefty punishments on physicians, believing that their heavy hand will bolster the patient-doctor relationship. […]

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Really, Real Estate?

There is a lot of business talk for docs when it comes to real estate. We have the income and street cred to get the mortgages from banks, and we have the computing power to choose the right investment properties. But there is a trade-off, too. As a disclaimer, I’ve always been fascinated with real […]

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Don’t Hide Online

So you are this smart, intuitive, insightful doc practicing in your microbubble and positively impacting your colleagues and patients. But you are practicing in a microclimate without anyone being able to reach you. You can only practice a narrow spectrum of medicine as an infectious disease doctor, MSK radiologist, or pediatric endocrinologist. You are having […]

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Engaged Patients Make Better Patients

Reflecting on a couple of tough cases I’ve had myself and my girlfriend, who is a rheumatologist, complex cases don’t require complex thinking or complicated workups. It’s Sunday, and you decide to review your patient cases for Monday. 93 yo with recent hospital discharge for sepsis and partial pneumonectomy and a drain in place. WTF. […]

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How Does The Kool-Aid Taste? Standard of Care Practice of Medicine

As physicians, we get a very one-dimensional exposure to the medical sciences. To the family medicine doctor, it’s all about medication management; to the psychiatrist, it’s all about personality disorders; the orthopedist wants to cut; the radiation oncologist wants to radiate; and the interventional cardiologist wants to roto-rooter. But how significant or impactful are our […]