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Why Physicians Make Big Financial Mistakes….and Should They be “Firing Their Financial Advisor”?

I am not a financial advisor, so please do not make any financial decisions based on anything I write. However, I am a physician who retired early after achieving financial independence and many readers have reached out to know more about this.  In the latter half of this article I also review a popular new… Continue reading Why Physicians Make Big Financial Mistakes….and Should They be “Firing Their Financial Advisor”?

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The Wrist Band Challenge: A Safe “Strike” Against Unsafe Working Conditions That Can Harm Patients (and Physicians)

My shift had finally ended. As a second- year resident, I was driving home after 30 hours awake straight. During this time, I delivered several babies, performed a cesarean section or two, a couple of circumcisions, rounded on many patients the following morning, triaged new patients, and taught medical students. Never during that 30 hours… Continue reading The Wrist Band Challenge: A Safe “Strike” Against Unsafe Working Conditions That Can Harm Patients (and Physicians)

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Taking Risks: Getting Comfortable in an Uncomfortable Spot

It’s hard to believe it has been one year since I retired from medicine. It was a big leap to make that decision and a scary one at that. However, if I have learned nothing else over this past year, the one thing that has proven itself over and over is the value in pushing… Continue reading Taking Risks: Getting Comfortable in an Uncomfortable Spot