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Should I Go to Medical School?

I published this article on my LinkedIn profile on the same day, asking should I go to medical school. Since this my first post after a long time on my own website, I thought I’d link these together. — Should I go to medical school? Should I become a doctor? Common questions and rather big […]

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Full-Time, Part-Time, or Per Diem for A Physician?

A healthy economy supplies abundant jobs, high incomes, and sexy investment returns. This is when doctors get comfortable enough in their positions to start looking around and seeing how they can improve their work-life balance. During blooming markets medical groups start expanding. They open more urgent cares, add more staff, build more medical clinics and […]

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PA or MD as a Medical Career?

It’s the beginning of the year so career questions are common dilemmas to ponder. The question of PA or MD as a medical career option comes up enough times that I will address it here. For the purists, I refer to physician with MD and so both MD and DO’s are included. Actually, I recently heard a […]

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What I Learned From Ira Glass

A Few Thoughts On Creativity And Productivity From Ira Glass I have been trying to fuel my creative side a bit more recently. Fortunately, I’m in a position where I can afford the extra free time. It’s a shame that creativity gets so little press. Productivity and hard work seem to constantly get pushed on […]

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My Early Retirement Career Plan In Urgent Care

My Path and Plan Towards Completing My Career As An Urgent Care Physician And Retiring By Age 41 2009: Making some decent cash… I was in my chief year of residency making a W2 income of 43k/yr. I made an additional 142k of 1099 income. I ended up owing only 32k in taxes, that’s the […]