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My Website, My Resume

Medicine – man, what a career. It’s a chaotic, lucrative, and rewarding mess which I’ve been involved in ever since 1996 when I decided to pursue it in undergrad. Medicine doesn’t care too much about my resume and so having a website to highlight my work is unnecessary. But my website is my resume when […]

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Back in the Urgent Care Clinic – Los Angeles

I’m back in the clinic seeing patients in the urgent care. It’s been a long time since I’ve seen patients face to face; April 2020 – that’s 18 months ago. Even then, it was in a primary care clinic. So let’s talk about finding an urgent care job and how it’s been going. I wasn’t […]

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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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Urgent Care Medicine on the Rise

In 2009 I got hired on by Kaiser Permanente in SoCal as an urgentologist. Since then most medical groups have been expanding their urgent care departments. This wasn’t always the case. When I got hired on in 2009, urgent care was supposed to be a stop-gap measure until enough primary care doctors could be hired […]

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Looking Back on Urgent Care Medicine

The very first case I saw on my own in a clinic while moonlighting was a GI bleed whom I had to babysit overnight until we could get a transfer approved. I was in my second year of residency – it was the middle of October. It was the most exhilarating and frightening experience but […]

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