It’s impossible to predict the future. I have no idea about my health or wealth decades from now. But there are some concepts which I have internalized to help me plan a bit for this unknown future. I don’t believe I need to be able to predict the future in order to plan for it.
Why should you care about deplatforming doctors, and how could it affect your career in the future? Though hopefully unlikely to happen to you, a platform can choose to delist you or block you. This can have downstream career consequences, which are difficult to reverse. Diversification helps whether you create your platform or work on […]
When do you become someone’s doctor? When is a patient-doctor relationship established? Sharing your clinical knowledge with someone is not the same as giving someone medical advice. This topic is becoming more relevant as we connect with patients directly online. For my readers, many of you are interested in being health coaches or health liaisons […]
A family medicine doctor sees a broad range of patients. Whether in the urgent care or the primary care clinic, you see diabetes, pediatric foreign body, postpartum care, and mild trauma. But after a while, perhaps you realize that you’d instead focus on a particular topic – so, should you have just been a specialist […]
So many urgent cares have popped up during the pandemic. A group of physicians open one urgent care and see it succeed, so they open another, and another. With this growth comes the urgent care growing pains. A large medical group like Kaiser already has the workflows to run most clinics the same way. However, […]