The Optimized Doctor

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.


Med Tech Report

Our EHRs have a drug problem

Setting up electronic prescribing of controlled substances in an electronic record can be costly and incredibly time consuming.

The Optimized Doctor

Flying solo

The journey from apprehension to mastery must pass through discomfort.

Pearl of the Month

How thin should we go?

Dr. Douglas S. Paauw describes the best approach to anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation who are on anticoagulation, then have a...

The Optimized Doctor

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.