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Key Components to an Active Medical Career

Key Components to an Active Medical Career

As an actively practicing physician, two primary components of your medical credentials are your state medical license and your board certificatio ...
Sensitive Medical Mobile Software is Not Immune to High-Risk Malware

Sensitive Medical Mobile Software is Not Immune to High-Risk Malware

We are all well aware of the insidious danger posed by cyber threats that are launched from the dark corners of the globe - but did you know that ...
Finding A Job After Medical School

Finding A Job After Medical School

So, you've graduated from medical school - congratulations! Now you need to focus your efforts on finding a job - not just any job - but the right ...
How to Manage Stress When Working the Night Shift

How to Manage Stress When Working the Night Shift

Whether you are a medical resident or a nursing student, eventually you are going to have to work the night shift. Working overnights carries its ...
6 Best Study Snacks for Optimal Retention

6 Best Study Snacks for Optimal Retention

It’s finally summer and time to get outside in the warm sun, stick your toes in the sand, and run around like you’re a kid again. Oh wait, you have to ...
How to Manage Being Married During Medical School

How to Manage Being Married During Medical School

If you are wondering how to handle being a married medical student or resident, all you have to do is scratch the surface of a Google search. Ther ...
How to Maintain Your Practice During Uncertain Federal Healthcare Policy Changes

How to Maintain Your Practice During Uncertain Federal Healthcare Policy Changes

If you are in healthcare, these are troubling times. Regardless of your politics, uncertainty is unsettling and that is an understatement these da ...
Have You Heard About The New Medical Resident Hours Proposal?

Have You Heard About The New Medical Resident Hours Proposal?

Sometimes it’s so easy to blow holes in an argument, you wonder if you're on Candid Camera. Such is the case with the recently announced proposal ...
What Are Your 2017 New Year’s Resolutions?

What Are Your 2017 New Year’s Resolutions?

As 2016 comes to a close, and we embark on 2017, everyone starts thinking about their 2017 resolutions. What are some things you're planning to focus ...
Healthcare Professionals’ Tell All: The Hangover Guide

Healthcare Professionals’ Tell All: The Hangover Guide

'It was for a good cause.' Ringing in the new year is a fun time to gather with your loved ones and say goodbye to last year and hello to a season ...
To Receive or Not to Receive, That is the Question with Patient Gifts

To Receive or Not to Receive, That is the Question with Patient Gifts

Ah, the holidays - the season of giving. It’s the time of year when patients want to express their gratitude for your care with gifts that may ran ...
Feeling Overworked? Check Out Some Tips to Combat Physician Burnout

Feeling Overworked? Check Out Some Tips to Combat Physician Burnout

You are burned out and seriously considering whether you should leave medicine. You feel distracted and worry that your patient care is beginning ...
Handcuffed By Medical School Loans

Handcuffed By Medical School Loans

Medical school left you with a mountain of student debt. Statistics show that 81% of 2015 medical school graduates owe more than $180,000 in medic ...
So, You Graduated Med School. Now You Need a Career.

So, You Graduated Med School. Now You Need a Career.

You have studied and trained in your specialty and now you are ready to define your career path. The question is where, how, and with whom? These ...
5 Tips to Surviving Relationships in Residency

5 Tips to Surviving Relationships in Residency

The running joke in medical circles is, "How do you hide money from a surgeon? Tape it to his kid's forehead." A bit crass, but many residents will ag ...
5 Ways for Doctors to Reduce Their Taxes This Year

5 Ways for Doctors to Reduce Their Taxes This Year

Nearly every physician I know thinks he pays too much in taxes. Most of them are right. This largely stems from not understanding how the tax code ...
Improve Patient Care by Increasing Self-Awareness

Improve Patient Care by Increasing Self-Awareness

The increasing prevalence of patient satisfaction surveys and patient choice are shining a spotlight on the importance of communication skills and per ...
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