Returning Joy to the Practice of Medicine

Returning Joy to the Practice of Medicine

I was so honored to be invited to a conversation recently with Master Certified Coach Jill Farmer on her podcast, DocWorking: The Whole Physician Podcast, which focuses on exploring ways to embrace life AND a medical career. Jill is a former TV anchor, and it shows;...
Burnout, I Thank You

Burnout, I Thank You

Sam and I, Falmouth, Winter 2022 Our profession often sends the message that we are invincible heroes. Here’s my vulnerable and honest admission: I lapped that up. There was something so seductive about denying pesky human requirements, like sleep, regular exercise,...
Recovery for Super-Achievers

Recovery for Super-Achievers

To a super-achiever, the world can look like a series of tasks to check off, finish lines to cross, mountains to surmount. Seeing the universe through this lens has real benefits: being a go-getter and motivated to excel is highly rewarded in our society. It’s no...