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Lessons I've learned from cancer

Lessons I’ve learned from Cancer

By admin / July 7, 2021 /

  Lessons I’ve learned from Cancer   I’m starting a series talking about burnout recovery lessons that I’ve learned from cancer. We’ve had some significant cancer things going on in my family, and as far as you know, clearly no one would ever wish cancer on anyone but you know it’s part of life, I…

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EMR Tips For Burn Out

By admin / April 28, 2021 /

  Electronic medical record HACKS to help reduce your burnout! Since 80% of physicians say they are using EMR and a 100% of those physicians claim it is a signaficant form of their burnout! SO what can you start doing? 1.) Learn as much as you can about short cuts. 2.) Use proximity cards for…

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Tips From The OR: Communication

By admin / April 14, 2021 /

Tips From The OR: Communication! Quick question: On a scale of 1-10 how well do you feel you communicate?? Did you know 50-70% of the dialogue we have is with ourselves? Did you know we have 30-50,000 thoughts per day? If that is a very positive dialogue, the internal communication you are having is very…

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Tips From The OR: Sleep!

By admin / April 7, 2021 /

Tips From The OR: Sleep! Clearly we want to have excellent sleep, consistently, for many reasons but especially when it comes to the operating room. Although we strive for it, we know sometimes that achieving it is not always the case. If you are in the medical world, I am sure you can relate to…

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Tips From The OR: Preparation

By admin / March 31, 2021 /

TIPS FROM THE OR – PREPARATION I’m continuing on this topic because after 30 years in the OR, I feel like I have learned many lessons during my time in the operating room. Of course all aspects of medicine will provide learning in different aspects, but when it comes to the operating room, I feel…

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Anticipation in the OR

By admin / March 24, 2021 /

  The OR As a urologist, burnout specialist and an expert in helping people recover from burnout, you maybe wondering what does the OR (operating room) have to do with it managing burnout? Well, I believe the OR has been a significant area throughout my life where I have learned a lot about not only…

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Burnout Recovery and Cancer

By admin / March 17, 2021 /

Burnout Recovery and Cancer This topic is definitely close to my heart, today I am sharing burnout recovery lessons I have learned from cancer. If you or a family member is going through cancer recovery and treatment this is a great resource for you. And if you are going through this, just know I am…

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Why You Need A Team Approach To Burnout

By admin / March 10, 2021 /

  Why You Need A Team Approach You may be thinking: is this necessary? Or maybe you are taking sole responsibility in your burnout and do not believe it needs to become a discussion among your team. And it is possible to do that completely on your own, to be honest I did that (well…

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You Can Still Be A Great Doctor and Not Be Burned Out!

You Can Still Be A Great Doctor and Not Be Burned Out!

By admin / March 3, 2021 /

You Have Options! I want you take a moment here and think about what your options are: Could you be working less? Could you be training and delegating more at work? Do you need relieve your stress and burnout, like now? One of the BIG issues with burnout is that it can and will make…

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The Journey to Physician Wellness in 2020 and Beyond!

By admin / February 24, 2021 /

  You maybe wondering about Physician’s Wellness… You may be wondering about this topic and how we got to this place in the medical field in the first place! Well there is no denying A LOT has changed in the last 20 to 30 years! So I’m breaking down the 4 phases of Burnout Recovery and…

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