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March 23rd, 2021
Changing direction once established is not easy, but it can be rewarding. I recently read the essay on KevinMD from a physician who shifted gears to her own business after some discouraging experiences in “the system.” During her residency, her…

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December 23rd, 2020
(The following Letter to the Editor was submitted on December 21, 2020.) The December 15, 2020 edition of the JAMA Network has seven articles on the subject of trust. The challenge for physicians post-pandemic is to focus on what we can…

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December 11th, 2020
I wrote Rebuilding Trust in Healthcare: A Doctor’s Prescription for a Post-Pandemic America without expecting to develop it further into an audiobook. But as the book’s popularity has grown in such a short time, I hired a professional actor as a…

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November 19th, 2020
A powerful communications medium, with the chance to get into someone else’s mind and connect through experience. Sometimes the experience is vicarious, because not everyone has lived what the storyteller has. But the storyteller’s words can…

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October 12th, 2020
What better way to launch a book signing tour than with a bunch of golfing buddies? The short answer: there is no better way. First, you have a captive audience. Two foursomes playing golf on Columbus Day weekend make for good times…

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September 4th, 2020
Great news! I was a guest on Dr. Randall Cook’s podcast, Rx for Success, and the audio can be downloaded on September 14, 2020 at www.rxforsuccesspodcast.com. We discuss the release of my new book, Rebuilding Trust in Healthcare: A Doctor’s…

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June 29th, 2020
Winding Down, Facing Up: Insights Gained on the Road to Retirement, published on February 16, 2020, addresses issues raised in experiencing burnout, leaving a medical practice, and finding another calling. A message of hope and of redirection of…

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April 7th, 2020
The invitation came in my email from my older sister, Shirley, in late January 2020. Hi Paul, It was great seeing you for lunch and we look forward to next month when we can celebrate your birthday. I’ll be flying into Phoenix to see Sue in…

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