Dear Broca,
I am a recent grad who joined a small group near my home town. I am 32 and single and have been spending a lot of time before and after my shifts talking with one of my charge nurses. She is my age and we seem to have a lot of chemistry but I know that work relationships are difficult. Any thoughts?
Dear Boss,
I’m a board certified emergency physician who has been working full time for 4 years in a busy ER since getting out of residency. I thought I’d be able to do this forever, but I’m already feeling burned out. I can’t imagine doing this for another 25 or 30 years. Can you help me?
Signed,
Singed
“The number one issue for physicians who continue to practice as we grow older is ‘Are my patients safe in my care?’ I don’t care how healthy you are in your old age, you’re not as quick as you used to be and that is something we have to accept. ”
-Shay Bintliff, a 73-year-old EP and medical director at a 24-hour urgent care center in rural Hawaii
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