Tag: career change

Like a volcano of sorts

Like a volcano of sorts

It’s not writer’s block… A writer feels like a dormant volcano: the quiet before an eruption of creative energy.

Moving on

Moving on

My post on leaving academic clinical medicine was picked up by MedPageToday’s popular KevinMD blog and published on Christmas Day, where it’s been shared almost 1000 times. The main idea of the piece is: “…this is not burnout. It’s self-respect,” and it’s received almost 500 

You do not have to be good.

You do not have to be good.

I’ve long considered having these classic, profound opening words of Mary Oliver’s most famous poem tattooed on my body somewhere. Since I quit clinical medicine a month ago, I’m at that stage where I’m researching tattoo parlors. It was just this morning, a late October