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 the other employees at the hospital. But we … Read more
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 in 2016, a span of … 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.
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 the financial and personal lives of doctors all across the nation. It … Read more
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 follows are several ideas that you may find … 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.
What is the true cost of clutter? How much of your day is wasted by clutter? How much of your life has been lost looking for something buried somewhere on your desk? How many projects have you started only to get sidetracked by something you saw nearby? There are already enough distractions around you without … Read more
Recent trends in the practice of medicine have been shifting from a predominantly private practice model toward an employment model. Many factors are driving this. The popular emphasis on work-life balance has promoted the impression that it’s better as an employee, which is not necessarily true. Skyrocketing debt from training is making doctors reluctant to … Read more