Is perfectionism a net positive? What drives you forward so you can meet your goals and standards? Is it sustainable? It’s perfectly understandable that you strive to deliver the highest quality care for your patients; however, it’s impossible to reach unachievable standards. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to find the balance between accepting […]
In this article/podcast from KevinMD.com, a nephrologist discusses being terminated after 15 years at the same institution as a physician in a private practice multi-specialty clinic. Despite getting employees to focus on accountability and rally behind organizational goals – not to mention the ongoing challenges of dealing with COVID-19 – the physician was fired. Was […]
We all have the same number of hours in the day. Things need to get done, and when you’re a physician, sometimes the day is gone before you feel like you even got started. Here are some tips and tricks to help streamline your schedule and improve your time management. You, your staff, and your […]
Medscape’s National Physician Burnout and Suicide Report 2020, which surveyed more than 15,000 physicians (prior to the COVID-19 pandemic), found 42% of those interviewed admitted to feeling burned out. Burnout has many causes, but also many solutions. Here are three tips to help you cope on an individualized level.
If your medical tools resemble those found in the doctor’s bag of yore, consider elevating your treatment style–and your own quality of life–and look to these gadgets for a new level of precision and care. Reliable devices still exist and should be used – but have you upgraded your arsenal recently? Discover the essential technology […]
You take care of others as your profession, but it is also important to remember to take care of yourself. You never know when you’re going to get a break to have a meal between shifts and appointments, so you need something quick, easy, and healthy. These are five tasty ways to keep your energy […]
From KevinMD.com comes the story of Hope Cook, who talks about her two bouts of burnout and how she overcame. “It takes courage, honesty, and a hard look at your role in the situation to overcome burnout. ‘Wusses’ are the ones who refuse to admit burnout and allow it to destroy their relationships, their career, […]
Doctors who participate in these surveys point to the ability to earn cash in just a few minutes, when you’re in line for coffee or during a commercial break while watching TV. But others say they can be more trouble than they’re worth if you’re not careful. Here’s an overview of how doctors can get […]
Whether you’re a resident looking for your first job or itching for a change of scenery, there are plenty of websites out there that can assist in the hunt. But where do you start? Thankfully, Healthgrades features five outstanding job listing platforms for physicians looking to make a move or beginning their career in medicine.
Thanks to the Internet, more consumers than ever before are exposed to misleading, fraudulent medical hoaxes. These are five of the major culprits out there. Combat the misinformation for your patients and replace it with trustworthy, evidence-based research.