A vivid memory stands out from my career. Driving home from the hospital at 3 AM, I reflected upon my most recent patient’s middle of the night delivery. It wasn’t an easy delivery, as they often aren’t. However, in the end we had a healthy mom and baby and the family couldn’t have been happier-… Continue reading Is your “Grit” Keeping You in Your Medical Career?
Top 10 Downsides to Early Retirement from Clinical Practice
Can there really be any downsides? Spoiler alert- I could only come up with 6, but they are legitimate and worth consideration. Last week I had fun reviewing the "Top 10 Things to Love about Early Retirement from Clinical Practice". However, I want to be transparent and not promote an insincere world of social media… Continue reading Top 10 Downsides to Early Retirement from Clinical Practice
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
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”?
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