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Why Patient Empowerment Matters

Patient empowerment is putting the patient back in the driver’s seat. It’s making you their medical expert but helping them feel like they are in control. It’s what a lot of psychotherapy is designed to do. And yet in western medicine, our patient-doctor relationship often creates a power dynamic that achieves the exact opposite. Empowering […]

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Rebirth of Urgent Care Medicine

Some of you who’ve been reading my stuff know that this website was first called urgentcarecareer.com. I loved urgent care medicine so much that I dedicated most of my writing to spread awareness of the joy of working in this field. And I find that there is this rebirth of urgent care medicine – so […]

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The International Nomad Doctor

I was told by my good friend that I’m running away from something if I never stay put in one place. I haven’t yet figured out what I’m running away from or what I’m running towards. But being a nomad doctor is becoming a more and more enticing idea. Not feeling tied down or committed […]

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Feeling Stuck in Medicine

You know that feeling of being stuck in a relationship? You aren’t ready to leave the relationship but if something happened and it ended you’d feel so relieved. That’s been my feeling towards my medical career – feeling stuck in medicine and not knowing what to do about it. I write a lot about medicine […]

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Medical Board Investigation Help

You’re reading this probably because you’re a physician and you received a letter from your state medical board. The letter is asking you to answer a few questions and it may not sound too intimidating but you are concerned. This is the exact point at which you need help because this is an official medical […]