The Optimized Doctor

The Optimized Doctor

Conspiracy theories

That many patients fervently believe conspiracy theories poses several problems for us.

The Optimized Doctor

Skin hunger

Skin hunger describes our universal need to be touched and the health consequences of being starved of it.

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How to not miss something

As doctors, we've gotten proficient at being triage nurses, examining each appointment request, and sorting who should be seen in person and who...

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Examining bias

Most of us are unaware of our biases and falsely believe we are free of them.

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Overcoming COVID-related stress

As a department chief managing during this crisis, everyone greets me sympathetically: “This must be so stressful for you! Are you doing OK?” “Um...

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Give me an occupation, Miss Dashwood

I've practically had to install a velvet rope at my door to organize the queue of people wanting to talk to me about their ideas to help.

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My inspiration

I seem to push harder and faster when watching idols pass by.

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Wellness vacations

When I made peace with the reality that I couldn’t access EPIC or email, it was like a ringing in the ears had lifted.

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Yoga life lessons

As it turns out, yoga can transform your life.

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