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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

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Is it Ethical to Retire Early from a Career in Medicine?

Eight weeks after I delivered my 3rd child, I was diagnosed with a 4 cm lung mass.  Yes, you heard that right. For those in medicine, this is terrifying to hear as the first thing that comes to mind is lung cancer.  Lung cancer is notoriously hard to treat, typically fatal with a short life… Continue reading Is it Ethical to Retire Early from a Career in Medicine?

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Investing in the Stock Market? I Never Learned About This in Medical School!

How Can I Start Investing if I Don't Even Know What the Terms Mean? People have different opinions on how, when, and what to invest in.  A good rule of thumb is to SAVE (emergency fund and college funds for kids), PAY OFF DEBT, and INVEST all at the same time.  This means you do… Continue reading Investing in the Stock Market? I Never Learned About This in Medical School!

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Getting into the Stock Market as a Physician? It’s not as Complicated as you Think.

As a young physician, I found that most of my colleagues were completely financially illiterate- myself included.  The simple fact is that we have dedicated our time and efforts to learning about medicine, not finances.  We also tend to find reading material on the subject dry and uninteresting.  However, with more and more physicians in… Continue reading Getting into the Stock Market as a Physician? It’s not as Complicated as you Think.

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Is your City on the list for the coming Ob-Gyn Shortage Crisis? Find out here…

New research released this week from Doximity looked at how the upcoming Ob-gyn shortage will be affecting certain cities more than others. This really hits home for women who are planning families, currently pregnant, and wish to deliver in a hospital in one of those cities most at risk. OB’s in these cities are likely… Continue reading Is your City on the list for the coming Ob-Gyn Shortage Crisis? Find out here…