Physicians, Too Busy for Vacation? Try These 3 Tips
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Physicians, Too Busy for Vacation? Try These 3 Tips

When life gets incredibly busy and stressful, most of us think “I sure could use a vacation.” But if you’re anything like me, your next thought is probably, “I’m way too busy to take a vacation.” Last year, a nonprofit advocacy organization called Project: Time Off released a study that …

Why doctors marry doctors: Exploring medical marriages
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Why doctors marry doctors: Exploring medical marriages

Nearly 40 percent of physicians are likely to marry another physician or health care professional, according to the 2014 Work/Life Profiles of Today’s Physician released last year by AMA Insurance. Many physicians marry other health care workers because of life timing and availability, said Steve Sherick, MD, an emergency medicine …

5 Reasons Why Doctors Should Be Highly Paid
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5 Reasons Why Doctors Should Be Highly Paid

All right, I’m biased. I’ll admit it. I think doctors, especially me, should make a gazillion dollars. Now that we have that disclosure out of the way, I’d like to explore five reasons why we (as a society) shouldn’t want physician pay to go lower. 1) Physicians provide a valuable …

The Truth About Dating Doctors; And Dating as Doctors
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The Truth About Dating Doctors; And Dating as Doctors

Imagine the following scenario: a couple is enjoying a romantic dinner at a candlelit restaurant, staring lovingly into each other’s eyes, electricity in the air, along with the aroma of a gourmet meal. Then suddenly, a sound interrupts the scene. A heartbeat? A piano? Nope. It’s a pager, and one …

8 Doctors Share The Worst Injuries They've Ever Seen
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8 Doctors Share The Worst Injuries They’ve Ever Seen

If you work in the healthcare field, then you’ve probably seen the most intimate and disgusting things about human beings that most other people have. You get to know not only their medical and personal histories (because their lives are on the line) but you usually see them at their …

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How Much Do Doctors in Other Countries Make?

In response to Uwe Reinhardt’s recent post on “rationing” doctors’ salaries, a number of readers wrote in asking about physician compensation in other countries. Doing a direct comparison of remuneration across different countries is tricky because the same salary may allow for different standards of living in different places. But …

6 ways doctors can make their money work for them
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6 ways doctors can make their money work for them

You’ve worked hard for your money, now make sure it works for you. We all want our money to grow and grow and be there for us when we ask for it, serve as our nest egg during retirement, eventually go to our kids, grandkids and charitable accounts when we …

5 Highest Paid Medical Residency Programs in US
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5 Highest Paid Medical Residency Programs in US

We love doctors and doctors love helping people, not getting rich! Those who don’t come from money must understand that it’s a major investment to go into medicine. So it’s only natural for most of them to get insight into the 5 highest paid medical residency programs in the US. …

Choosing a Medical Speciality Based on Your Personality
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Choosing a Medical Speciality Based on Your Personality

When people ask me what I want to be when I grow up, I tell them I’m going to be a doctor. Then, I have a mini-existential crisis when I realize I’m 22 years old and almost a full-blown “grown-up.” Usually, after that, they ask me what kind of doctor I …