Tag: Physician

Dec 01

Burnout is Not Bullshit

Recently I’ve been stumbling across more and more articles about physician burnout. It is a trendy term to use these days and I think a pretty darn good one. It was first used in the field of psychology in 1974 by Herbert Freudenberger, and the meaning has evolved over time.  Social psychologists Christina Maslach and …

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Sep 27

A Physicians Guide to Working Part Time

Several months ago I stumbled upon a personal finance blog geared towards physicians and financial independence, two topics that are very relevant to my life. A series of posts there detail the financial lives of four fictional doctors and how their various financial decisions result in radical differences in retirement savings and age at which …

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Sep 07

Happy Philosopher: The Backstory

  My ideas and philosophies did not develop in a vacuum, and the context of my life will likely make my writing more meaningful to you, so here is a cliff-notes version of my story. Note that the human mind is notoriously poor at accurately remembering events so this reality is my reality, but it …

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Jul 09

Your Most Valuable Financial Asset

  One thing people sometimes underestimate is just how valuable their mental well being is, specifically how this affects their ability to work. Although I’m an advocate for early financial freedom and the ability to retire by 40, there are many who will be most happy working a long and satisfying career. Burning out from …

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Mar 16

Physician Suicide

  Today’s post is a little different than my usual material. I published an article on KevinMD about physician suicide. It is more personal and there are some underlying themes that are very important and worth thinking about. I chose to publish it there rather than my blog because it will reach more people, the …

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