Making the Future Happen

This post was originally published on 2/28/2012 “When it comes to the future, there are three kinds of people: those who let it happen, those who make it happen, and those who wonder what happened.” John M. Richardson I’ve been thinking about how I started my career in medicine. In grammar school, I had vague…
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Badges? We don’t need no stinking badges!

This article was originally published on 1/24/2012 I was recently reminded of the fable of the straw that broke the camel’s back. The Pennsylvania Medical Society website received a flurry of comments – more than 50 in about a week – on (what we thought) was a rather innocuous article outlining new interim regulations for…
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The Conflict Triangle

This article was originally published on 1/17/2012 “I’m as mad as hell, and I am not going to take this anymore!”* I think I know why physicians seem so ticked off right now. You may say physician discontent is an old story, but right now it feels different. I know this from almost a year…
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