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Writing, Publishing, and Social Media for Health Care Professionals Conference -Harvard

Are you a physician with a message? Have you ever thought about writing a book? Do you have a story to tell or information to disseminate to patients?  This conference was for health care professionals wanting to write/publish a book. Who was attending? Mostly physicians, but also psychologists, nurses, sociologists, LCSW, etc. One of the… Continue reading Writing, Publishing, and Social Media for Health Care Professionals Conference -Harvard

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Top 10 Things to Love about Early Retirement from Clinical Practice

Maybe you are considering leaving your current job or making a change for good and retiring. While being a physician practicing clinical medicine was a wonderful career in many ways, there is indeed a life outside of medicine.   My reasons to leave clinical medicine  at 37 are complex, and it was not easy to… Continue reading Top 10 Things to Love about Early Retirement from Clinical Practice

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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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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?