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Practicing Medicine Abroad

My plans to practice medicine in Spain got delayed because I had to deal with my medical board investigation. That happened in 2018 but it’s just now that I feel recovered enough to pursue my medical license abroad. Practicing medicine abroad is an incredible opportunity which I want to take advantage of in this lifetime. […]

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My Cheap Ass Deodorant

Why would I talk about making my own cheap deodorant on here? Why the hell should you care? I used to spend $3.99 on my deodorant back in the early 2000’s. And later I wanted to be more health-conscious which led me to spend $5.99 for Tom’s sticks. Fast-forward to 2015 when I started doubting […]

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Dreading Clinical Work

15 years ago I applied for my California state medical license and began moonlighting in my second year of residency. Until 20212 I was excited about clinical work and felt challenged in all the right ways. These days, I mostly have a feeling of aversion towards the practice of medicine. I dread clinical work and […]

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Armchair Clinicians, Welcome to Medicine

I am writing this article to welcome our new-to-the-profession audience who have over the duration of the pandemic become clinicians. I wanted to give you a warm welcome and break down the medical profession for you so you can feel more prepared for what lies ahead. I know most of you self-taught clinicians haven’t had […]

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Writing the Perfect Progress Note

The veil is being lifted on documentation practices in healthcare. Whereas once large medical groups got away with monitoring their progress notes internally, big data is making it mandatory to write the perfect progress note each and every time. The standards for the perfect SOAP note are going high, especially as patients record more of […]