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For those of you who have changed specialties, what was it like to adjust. I'm desperate for a better work life balance, but not ready to leave medicine alltogether yet.

FNP with a strong Primary Care Back ground. Applied for a part time rheumatology position in a huge health system. I am going to interview. Any pointers?

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Has anyone ever performed C&P exams for veteran disabilities? Is it worth your time?

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How do you all handle the weight of your student loans? I know it'll take time, but it's really overwhelming to think about all of that money I'll owe for so long.

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Hypothetically you work in a hospital that is small. That is run by a new CEO that has been poisoned by old school doctors that all they did and do was work. Not only that they were never employed by … more

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Does anyone have any experience working as a travel physician? I've been contacted by a recruiter and it sounds interesting but I'm also wondering if it might be a little too good to be true.

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Any advice on generating extra income as a preceptor for mid-level providers? Currently I work at an FQHC and was asked to sign a MOU as preceptor for a NP that is not my direct report who is enrollin… more

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🤝 Pay it Forward 🤝
A thread for sharing the best advice you've recently received about practicing medicine!

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How do you all deal with the guilt that comes along with working too much and missing important moments in the lives of your loved ones? I'm really wondering if it's time to take a sabbatical … more

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Physicians, for those using RVU’s, has your company adopted the 2021 CMS schedule or did they continue to use the 2020 RVU schedule?

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Any ideas on how to support a colleague who's going through a tough time? I don't want to overstep my boundaries, but want her to know we care.

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Does anyone use a meditation app and find it useful? I tried one a few years ago and needed more guidance than it offered, but I'd like to revisit it.

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Did you ever take a break from clinical practice? I'm quite frankly very burnt out and considering a 6 month sabbatical. Worried how hard it might be to find employment again after that break thou… more

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Did anyone here pursue an MBA after going into practice? How did it help your career?

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🏆 Goal Setting Thread 🏆 What are you hoping to accomplish in 2023? Let's use this thread to share our goals, big and small, to inspire others and find accountability!

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I never made serious dating a priority when I was a student/resident. Now I'm at a point in my life where I'm really craving that kind of connection. How do you all manage a crazy work schedul… more

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Anyone else just get totally bummed out by how much social stuff you miss out on with a crazy work schedule? I keep seeing pictures of the NYE part I was invited to and it just makes me wish I had a &… more

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Getting to step away from work for a while over the holidays made me realize just how much I'm missing out on with my family at home. I feel bad about not being there like I want to be. How do you… more

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I've had a number of patients (or their parents) ask... do we need to go back to masking inside over the winter? Are your patients also concerned? What are you advising?

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What's everyone doing to unwind and recharge around the holidays? I only get two days away this week, but I'm excited to see a few friends and my sister.

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If you weren't a doctor, what would you be doing today? I always dreamed of being an author. Hoping I can still make it happen someday.

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😬 Crazy Work Stories 😬
What craziness did you witness in 2022? Use this thread to drop a funny story about a work blunder, mishap, or otherwise nonsensical goodness for laughs!

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What's your favorite thing about being a physician? With all the stress and heavy stuff we deal with, it's nice to reflect on the positives sometimes...

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Anyone else feeling extra-stressed right now? I barely have any time to do anything with my family this year and when I am home, there's so much to do that I just can't relax until I fall asle… more

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I always feel for my patients who have to spend the holidays in the hospital. Especially the ones who don't really have anyone coming to visit them. Do any of you do anything special for your pati… more

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🎧 Deep Listening 🎧
What's your favorite work music or playlist? What do you listen to to unwind when you get home? Let's share our favorites and discover some awesome new tunes!

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Do any of you volunteer as a doctor? Now that I've settled into my practice, I'd like to help out in the community. Would love to hear your experiences!

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What size practice/hospital does everyone work at? I'm at a small family practice with 2 physicians.

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Who has work-related holiday parties these days? Our office is having one on Saturday evening. I thought these things went away for good after the pandemic.

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Anyone else seeing a trend of patients not getting their covid boosters? I'm finding a lot of my patients aren't even aware a new one is available.

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🌟 #HumbleBrag 🌟
Let's celebrate some wins! Share one accomplishment from 2022, big or small, that you can share with others for inspiration and self-congratulations!

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If you could go back in time and meet your past self on your first day of med school, what one piece of advice would you give yourself?

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What are your favorite ways to put anxious patients at ease?

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🚨 Job Thread 🚨
Let's help each other out! Use this thread to share job openings and opportunities!

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What made you all choose your specialty? Was there any specific reason or did you just enjoy it and keep with it?

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Has anyone worked for IHS (Indian Health Services) for primary care? How was it and how was the salary?

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For those who pursued MBA or MHA several years after practice, how did you use your degree?

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Suggestions for passive income for physicians?

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