Why EVERY Physician Should Own Their Practice

Unfortunately, in recent years physicians have been migrating towards being employees rather than owning their practices. A few decades ago this would have sounded silly. Today’s residents are being advised by their teaching staff that being an employed physician is preferred.  What is driving this movement? Are physicians getting lazy? To many teaching staff who … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 7-4-22

(Don’t forget to get your tickets to the PIMD Real Estate Conference coming in September. I hope to meet many of you in person, or you can stay home and enjoy the conference virtually.) Every week I find a few great articles I feel are especially valuable. This week I am doing something a little … Read more

Breast Cancer Saved Me from Burnout

It’s October again, which means it is breast cancer awareness month. For me, seeing all the pink on social media is a stark reminder of my brush with the terror of breast cancer. As I was about to scrub into an operation, I got a call from my office manager. She asked if I would … Read more

Why I Own a Motorhome

When my wife and I moved to Southern Oregon to start my career in as a surgeon, we had not even thought about owning a motorhome. My partners were the inciting factor that lead to the purchase. They were old school doctors who thought each doctor should always cover their own patients on the weekend … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 6-22-20

Every week I run into a few articles that I feel are especially valuable and every Monday I would like to share some of the best with you, my readers. I hope you find them helpful. This week’s favorites include how much revenue a physician generates for the hospital, why physicians should invest in real … Read more