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PA Boards 97: Interview w Christina Baker (PA Student)

Listen on iTunes here Listen on Stitcher here Today we're going to be speaking with Christina Baker who is months away from graduating as a physician...

PA Boards 91: Don’t let your career define you!

Listen on iTunes here Listen on Stitcher here I've received a ton of emails lately regarding failure - in exams, rotations, etc. So, I wanted to give...

It’s ok to live a life others don’t understand…

It's Friday. Most everyone you know is ready for the bar, the movies, a night out.  But, you? You have a different path. You chose to...

Difficult Roads Lead to Beautiful Destinations

I’m not going to sugar coat it - the road you chose is hard. Medicine isn’t only a mental challenge, but a physical one...

Stop Comparing Yourself!!!

It was the first day of orientation to rotate through the emergency room. I was really excited, because at that point, the plan was...

Fail Fast, Fail Often

Today I had a student following me around the clinic and it brought back memories... Memories of frustration, confusion, and fear. Don't get me wrong...

Fear Is a Liar

When I was a student, I constantly worried about what patients thought of me. I worried about my age, my skill set, and about...

Be Your Own Inspiration

Behind every door is an opportunity. Within every opportunity lies the power to transform our lives. But words like “change” and “transformation” can be...

Why Are Clinicians Unhappy?

What does it take to truly be happy?  Why are so many around us miserable?  Is there a secret formula we aren’t aware of? Clinicians,...

Perfection Doesn’t Exist

Today I want to talk about the challenges that so many face when trying to do something out of their comfort zone. We all go...