The Optimized Doctor

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Getting a good night’s sleep

Nothing frightens sleep away faster than an all-out effort to find it. And yet, it should be the easiest of all health habits to cultivate.

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My recommendations for the best books of 2018

These books include one that provides practical takeaways you can immediately incorporate into your daily routine, to feel more productive,...

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Life is beautiful

A perfectly arranged Mayo stand, oh, exactly as you like it. An empty EMR in basket. A flap close on the nose that closes just so.

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Superheroes

Heroes change with the times and are metaphors for the real-life challenges we face and our abilities to overcome them.

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Slowing down

This past Labor Day weekend, I did something radical. I slowed down. Way down.

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Creating positive patient experiences

Let’s start with an exercise, shall we? What was the last vacation you went on? How would you rate that vacation on a scale of 1-10?[[{"fid":"...

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Tabata training

The specific move you do for Tabatas is up to you, but it’s recommended that it be the same move for all 4 minutes.

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What Alaska can teach us about burnout

Time is a constant, relentless monster, one that has apparently infiltrated my subconscious. Yet, time is relative.

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Diet

Discussing diet, like politics, religion, or salary, is best done just with oneself. Yet, I’m compelled to share what I’ve learned.

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Grind it out

“And five more, four more, three more, two more, one more, and done!” Just when you thought you could not stand the searing pain any longer, it...

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Podcasts

If, like me, you're unable to dedicate your life to consuming podcasts, you might appreciate a few recommendations.

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