Work & Life Balance

Only Caring Can Teach Others to Care

As physicians, we must learn to not only treat our patients but care for them too.

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Focus on Your Strengths

People often live their lives asynchronously to their true strengths, they often defer to occupations and careers that do not foster professional and personal growth. Time to do what works for you.

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Choose Freedom

We all crave freedom, but what keeps us wrapped in a straightjacket of work and personal responsibilities, unable to create a life of our choosing?

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Latest Articles About Work & Life Balance
Your Own Personal Secret to Work Life Balance

So, what exactly is the secret to that elusive work life balance that we all strive for? Read more to find out.

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Physician Burnout: The End of a Career or an Opportunity for Growth?

55%of American physicians said they suffer from symptoms of burnout in a 2014 Mayo Clinic study. Here’s what you can do today to avoid or overcome this growing affliction.

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What Makes a Good Mentor?

Reflect on your greatest challenges and accomplishments. Who influenced your decisions? Here’s why you must walk the same path.

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What Stories and Rules Do You Live By?

As humans, we are “meaning makers.” When events occur, we naturally construct stories to explain or create meaning from them. Through these, we create lenses that determine how we react to similar situations. So, what’s your story?

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Embracing Who We Are: A Win-Win for Everyone

Doctors have personalities that fuel their medicinal approaches, too. Some listen to patients' and reinforce their concerns, while others seek to empower the patient with optimism and confidence. No matter what our personalities entail, the main focus is to use those traits to provide the best care. ...

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The Ethics and Heart of Accountability

One of the tenets of the practice of medicine is above all, do no harm. What do we do when we see a colleague has forgotten that adage?

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Helane Fronek: What's Your Definition of Competence?

Many people in our profession doubt their competence and may even feel like a fake at certain times in their careers. Many of us have unrealistic ideas of what competence means.

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