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Reach Out to Others

If you’re a physician who has overstayed your welcome in mainstream medicine and thinks there is something else out there for you, my best advice is to reach out to others to see what they are working on and how you can help. It’s not as effective to ask if there is a role in […]

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Don’t Sell Yourself Short

I want to motivate you to practice the medicine you believe in, even if you think you can’t—and definitely if others think you can’t. Don’t sell yourself short in medicine because no other profession allows their professionals this much flexibility. I’ll prove it to you in the words below. You Don’t Have to Be an […]

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Childless in America

“How sad that you don’t want kids!” “You must be pretty selfish.” These are the comments you get when you decide to be childless in America in your 20s. In your 30s, you get: “Don’t worry, you’ll change your mind.” “You’ll meet someone who’ll change your mind.” And, finally, in your mid-forties, “Dude, but what […]

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Bedside Manner Styles

When you talk in that exam room, you can be whoever you want- you can choose your bedside manner style. Many physicians miss this point; something tells them that they have to be their most authentic selves. Maybe it’s the failed actor in me, the writer in me, or just creativity, or maybe I’m just […]

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Healthcare Practice Models

Styles? Types? Models? I could ask ChatG, but let’s go with it. Knowing all the different healthcare practice models out there is helpful because it might help entrepreneurial doctors figure out what style fits them best. Different medical practice types will likely show up in the future, and most will have a lot of overlap. […]