The Optimized Doctor

The Optimized Doctor

Improving self-confidence

When I meet with our young doctors, I try to provide feedback not only on their medical acumen but also on their confidence to deploy that...

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Eminently qualified physician

There are other professions where evaluations and feedback are more direct. In the military, performance standards are often quite explicit.

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One percent better

Although uncomfortable, EMR redesigned menus and shortcuts can help - once you're used to them.

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Spring

I grew up in New England where Forsythia bushes flower this time of year – a most welcome sign that the winter’s worst was over.

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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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