How To Handle Physician Burnout In A Colleague

A post on Kevin MD by  Dr. Gail Gazelle gave great advice on how to handle physician burnout in a colleague.  I was surprised by tip #3 which stated, “don’t problem solve or give advice.”  Her top advice was to approach … Read More

5 Stresses Physicians Handle Daily

  When people think of physicians, they often jump to the prestige of the position and fail to consider the many stressful aspects of being a physician.  These are the top 5 stresses physicians handle on a daily basis, according … Read More

Tech, Distraction, and Time

  Tristan Harris gave an interesting TED talk on how improvements in technology can prevent us from distraction.  His main point is that we need a choice in how much time we spend using our technology.  Right now we have … Read More

Traits Of Highly Successful Orthopaedic Surgeons

A study published by the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes Of Health surveyed 152 orthopaedic surgeons.  It  defined successful orthopaedic surgeons as “individuals who exert a large influence on the orthopedic field.”   A few interesting findings: What … Read More

Realistic Work Life Balance – Surgeon and Parent

  Nigel Marsh explains that “certain job and career choices are incompatible with being meaningfully engaged on a daily basis with a young family.”  He jokingly states that casual Friday is not going solve this problem and outside entities aren’t … Read More