The Optimized Doctor

The Optimized Doctor

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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Mid-career advice

You’ve arrived at an important milestone when someone asks you to give a grand rounds titled ... “Mid-Career Advice.” Yes, I’ve been asked.

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Flying solo

The journey from apprehension to mastery must pass through discomfort.

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The expert trap

If you want to be a better doctor, try working on your sense of self-importance. Remember your limitations and those of medicine.

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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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