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Good advice — the kind that sticks with you and serves you well — is priceless. We asked physicians and clinical staff to share the best career-related guidance they ever received. Here's what they said.
Forming Successful Physician Mentor-Mentee Relationships
The guidance of my physician mentors and the knowledge I gained from serving as a mentor myself has had a great, positive impact on my career as a physician.
Physicians and Their Hobbies
I believe in achieving work-life balance. However, my hobbies seem to include learning new shortcuts on the EHR and reading my Kindle while brushing my teeth.
Holding Difficult Physician-Patient Conversations
Repeatedly broaching a difficult conversation with a patient may mean you are missing the real issue. Don't be afraid to address the elephant in the room.
Getting the Most Out of a Medical Conference
Attending a conference shouldn't be done on the fly. If you prepare ahead of time and have a plan, you'll get the most value for your time.
The Overextended Primary-care Physician
When is it OK to refuse extra responsibilities in your medical group?
The 8th Principle for Dealing With Physician Stress
Many physicians are women, but the male physician stereotype persists. When a reader requested a more gender neutral example of work-life challenges, here's what we said.
Mentoring: A Key Way to Improve Medical Practice Performance
If your practice operations are struggling, consider bringing in an outside coach or mentor to get your office back on track. Here's how to get started.
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