Lessons Learned

Life and career advice from clinicians, for clinicians.

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The ‘Patient’ I Could Not Save

Lachlan Shiver

Nov 10, 2022

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What Does It Mean to Leave Against Medical Advice?

Ian Gleaner, MD

Oct 13, 2022 Link to What Does It Mean to Leave Against Medical Advice?

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Start With an Exit Plan, And Other Lessons From Owning a Micropractice

Robin Elizabeth Dickinson, MD

Sep 12, 2022 Link to Start With an Exit Plan, And Other Lessons From Owning a Micropractice

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10 Culinary Commandments: A Guide to Meal Prep During Residency

Maxwell Isaac, DO

Aug 24, 2022 Link to 10 Culinary Commandments: A Guide to Meal Prep During Residency

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“You Need to Fix That!” The Case for Leadership Apologies

Nimesh Patel, MD

Aug 10, 2022 Link to “You Need to Fix That!” The Case for Leadership Apologies

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Why I Chose to Be Unemployed Rather Than Stay At My Hospital

Charles Black, MD

Jul 14, 2022 Link to Why I Chose to Be Unemployed Rather Than Stay At My Hospital

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Not Every Med Student Goes Straight to Residency. I Did a Research Fellowship Instead

Wayne B. Bauerle, MD

Jun 13, 2022 Link to Not Every Med Student Goes Straight to Residency. I Did a Research Fellowship Instead

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The Absence of Burnout Does Not Equal Wellness

Sanj Katyal, MD

Jun 6, 2022 Link to The Absence of Burnout Does Not Equal Wellness

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The Great Unlearning of a Practicing Clinician

Kyra Marie Dougherty Delapedraja, NP

Apr 26, 2022 Link to The Great Unlearning of a Practicing Clinician

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“Don’t Be Seduced by Flash and Glitz”: Financial Advice for Young Physicians

Robert M. Doroghazi, MD

Apr 26, 2022 Link to “Don’t Be Seduced by Flash and Glitz”: Financial Advice for Young Physicians

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What If Being a Physician Was Just Another Job?

Katherine Wu, MD

Apr 19, 2022 Link to What If Being a Physician Was Just Another Job?

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7 Ways for Doctors to Create Passive Income in Medical Practice

Jordan Frey, MD

Apr 12, 2022 Link to 7 Ways for Doctors to Create Passive Income in Medical Practice

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I Failed Step 1 by 1 Point

Stephanie Moss

Apr 5, 2022 Link to I Failed Step 1 by 1 Point

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How Physicians Can Lower Their Taxes

Jordan Frey, MD

Mar 29, 2022 Link to How Physicians Can Lower Their Taxes

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When the Worst Threat to a Patient Is a Drug Prescription

Marjorie M Ordene, MD

Mar 28, 2022 Link to When the Worst Threat to a Patient Is a Drug Prescription

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How to Tell a Mother Her Baby Is Dead

Kathleen Ackert, DO

Mar 15, 2022 Link to How to Tell a Mother Her Baby Is Dead

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Bad Reviews Are Not All Bad

Amy Vertrees, MD

Mar 9, 2022 Link to Bad Reviews Are Not All Bad

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The Great Work Flip

Pamela Adelstein, MD

Mar 2, 2022 Link to The Great Work Flip

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A Physician’s Exam Room Should Be Educational and Inviting

Hayward Keith Zwerling, MD

Feb 23, 2022 Link to A Physician’s Exam Room Should Be Educational and Inviting

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How to Keep Your Bias Where It Belongs: Out of the Exam Room

Arlene Dorrough, PA

Feb 11, 2022 Link to How to Keep Your Bias Where It Belongs: Out of the Exam Room

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Medical School Is a Marathon

Andrew Schmidt

Jan 31, 2022 Link to Medical School Is a Marathon

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An Introvert’s Guide to Clinical Rotations

Ruchi Desai, MD

Jan 24, 2022 Link to An Introvert’s Guide to Clinical Rotations