6 Advantages of Being an Employee

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

Advantages of owning your practice

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

Regain control of your daily schedule

The healthcare industry has a never-ending supply of people who want your time. You can literally work 24/7 if you don’t set some boundaries. Most jobs have a fixed start and stop time, but not yours. You must set the start and stop time. Every day, several people will call the office and ask to … Read more

Even a Busy Doctor Needs Exercise

One of the early items sacrificed by the time-crunched doctor is exercise. You must purposely put this in your schedule or it will not happen. You are forever suggesting your patients get more exercise, but do you do it yourself? Practice what you preach. Exercise is an important part of your well-being. It gives you … Read more

Scheduling Time with your Kids

Happy Father’s Day Today is Father’s Day, a time to remember those great times you had with your father. My father, Jim Fawcett, was always there to watch my games when I was playing school sports. There would be forty kids playing in a junior high football game and maybe only 8 fathers would be … Read more

Winners of Western U – COMP NW Book Drawing

Today I had a nice talk with the students at Western University of Health Sciences COMP Northwest. They heard my lecture on “Living the Good Life.” It was a fun time talking with the Osteopathic students. During the lecture, everyone who signed up for any of my social media sites, Facebook (Dr. Cory S. Fawcett), … Read more