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If your career feels like an 800-pound gorilla that’s been crowding out the rest of your life, it’s time to find some balance.
Burnout is everywhere, buy you can't fight an enemy unless you recognize it.
Finding the right path to pursue international health care requires answering the right questions and choosing the right partners.
The author details the impact of "burnout" on physicians. It is estimated that burnout starts during medical training and continues throughout a physician's career and is linked to four qualities that are inherent to most physicians: service and sacrifice, excellence, curative competence, and compassion. The author suggests resiliency training and a new curriculum for students as a possible solution.
When was the last time you took an honest look at your life?
Learning to challenge negative thoughts can vastly improve our lives.
If you're prone to overcommitment, you may be at risk for A-fib.
Family physicians can deliver babies and have a life, but not without setting some guidelines.
Medicine and parenting possess many similarities, but they differ in at least one significant way.
The author shares her experiences as a mother and a physician, and explains how her worklife and homelife have changed as her children grow up.