“The Doctors Guide to Smart Career Alternatives and Retirement,” is now available. This is the third book I’ve published in the last 16 months. No wonder I feel so busy. I wrote this one especially for the physicians (one third of you) who want to retire, cut back, or change to a nonclinical career in … Read more
>Today the Physician on Fire did a very nice review of my book “The Doctors Guide to Starting Your Practice Right.” If you don’t already own this book, his summary may help you decide if the book is for you. You can read his review here. If you are still undecided, here is the test: … Read more
Your vacation time is not what it seems Most of the time when a doctor gets hired they are treated like the average worker when it comes to vacation time allotment. The CEO will think of the doctor’s time in the same fashion he or she thinks of their own time and the time of … Read more
What Legacy Will You Leave? We recently laid to rest my uncle, Bud Cochran. He was the last remaining sibling of my grandmother’s generation. He and my grandmother, Virginia, both passed away in 2016 and were the last of Andrew Jackson Cochran’s thirteen children. My great-grandfather was born in 1873 and his last child died … Read more
New podcast interview Taylor Brana, a fourth year medical student, started a new podcast series on his website TheHappyDoc.com. He is featuring interviews with happy doctors with the hopes of showing both current doctors and future doctors, that you can still be a happy doctor. I was his subject in today’s podcast. We had a … Read more
This week’s video contains an interesting story about how I got sued without ever knowing about it and why it is important for you to have an umbrella policy. Hope you find it helpful.
Every practice has its bad patients and there is no reason to keep them around. In today’s video I talk about getting rid of them to improve your office moral. Turkeys are only good for Thanksgiving. If they show up in your practice, dump the turkeys.
Are you looking for something different to do with your medical knowledge? This year on October 22&23 I will have the privilege of being a mentor at the SEAK Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference in Chicago. This is the meeting that sparked the interest in starting my business “Prescription for Financial Success” to help improve … Read more
How is a doctor to find a job? This is the time of year when residents in their final year of training begin to search out that perfect job. You should have taken the time to figure out what that perfect job looks like and where it will be and now the search begins. What … Read more
The importance of having a mentor Do you have a mentor? It is important for doctors to establish a mentor relationship with an older doctor who knows the ropes. They can have a big impact on your life when you hit a bump in the road. Today’s video helps explain why.