Getting More Thank-You’s

(Doximity recently published this article of mine on setting up a local mission clinic. It originally appeared here, but some of you are not on Doximity so, with Doximity’s permission, I have republished it on my site for your reading pleasure) Many physicians would like to use their skills on the mission field, but have a … Read more

How to Get Start Up Capital From Your IRA

(This week we have a guest post from Rick Pendykoski, who helps set up self-directed IRA accounts at Self Directed Retirement Plans, LLC. These accounts have more flexibility as to where you can invest the money than a typical IRA account. You can even invest the money in your new business or real estate venture. … Read more

Are You a Good Fit For Locums?

Locum Tenens is a great way to make a living or earn some extra income. But frankly, there are some groups of physicians who should not even consider doing locums work. When you pair the right person with the right job, you can get employment bliss. But when the wrong person takes a job, both … Read more

My Burnout Recovery Plan Worked!

(Today’s guest post comes to us from England. I met Dr. Nikki Ramskill in Orlando at a conference we both attended, FINCON18. She went through a tough time as an OB/GYN specialist and burnout caused her to take some time off in 2015. She decided to go back into training and switch to a less … Read more

Why I Gave Up Obstetrics at Age 43

(Today’s guest post comes from a very thankful reader. Her life was changed by reading my book, The Doctors Guide to Smart Career Alternatives and Retirement. She was kind enough to send me a thank you note and I asked if she would be willing to tell her story to all my readers. She agreed, … Read more

How I Became a Gold Medalist

Getting accolades for your hard work, whether it was a successfully completed difficult surgery, a beautifully weeded flower bed or writing a best-selling book is very honoring. Last month two atta boys came my way. I was honored to receive two gold medals from the North American Book Awards. My third book, The Doctors Guide … Read more

Smart Career Alternatives for Radiologists

(A  few weeks ago Jeffrey T. Wade, M.D contacted me after reading my book, The Doctors Guide to Smart Career Alternatives and Retirement. He thanked me for writing the book and told me that he found the book both informative and enjoyable. He also felt many of my career alternative examples were not directed at radiologists … Read more