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Welcome to this session of grand rounds, a collection of posts I have discovered in the blogosphere and have found of interest and hope you do too.
This offering of Grand Rounds looks at articles from around the web that deal with issues that physicians face.
Becoming a physician is certainly a worthy endeavor.
You get to help people and at the same time receive large paychecks.
Win win right?
Well unfortunately there are a lot things physicians face that can certainly tarnish some of that shine.
Despite having a large income, many physicians never are able to accumulate wealth.
Debt-Free Doctor explores this reality in, “Are Doctors Rich As The Public Thinks?”
There is light at the end of the financial tunnel for physicians, if they choose to see it.
I made numerous financial mistakes early on in my life that could have set me for financial ruin.
However once I recognized my problems I was able to change course rapidly, in large part to a high income.
Likewise, most physicians can indeed become wealthy if they address the financial anchors currently weighing them down and do an about face.
Average Doctor lays down some guidelines in, “Can Doctors Get Rich?”
A physician has spent countless hours during training before being allowed to practice medicine.
Unfortunately despite all this training there are still events that can be beyond our control.
It is said that most physicians will face a malpractice lawsuit sometime during his or her career.
The emotional tolls on a physician during this time can be quite devastating.
Thrive Physician addresses this not often talked about subject in, “Managing Emotion in A Lawsuit-First Steps.”
One way to financially protect oneself from an adverse patient outcome is obtaining malpractice insurance.
There are many things to wade through in order to obtain an appropriate amount of coverage for your specialty.
Investing Doc provides some help in this regard in, “Obtaining And Understanding Your Malpractice Insurance.”
Being a physician can be highly rewarding.
There is nothing more satisfying than knowing you made a difference in someone’s life.
Unfortunately many physicians feel burnout and want to exit medicine as quickly as possible.
However there are those select few that feel medicine is truly a calling and they want to practice it as long as possible.
Financial Success MD gives some tips for these individuals in, “How To Enjoy Practicing Medicine Into Your 70s.”
Hope you enjoyed the reading material.
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