Physician Cooperatives: Could This Be a Solution to Physician Burnout?

One of the biggest points of contention in the ongoing discussion of burnout is that the system of healthcare is flawed.The endless bureaucracy, decreasing physician pay, and increasing meaningful use requirements that spawn endless clicking on an already inefficient Electronic Medical record platform have become unbearable by most practicing physi...
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Mexican Street Corn Salad

Delicious grilled corn, a squeeze of lime and topped with a gently spiced crema, cotija cheese, paprika and cilantro is just so good. But let's face it, it's not exactly easy to eat with any kind of grace. Enjoy!!Prep time: 8 min | Cook time: 5 min | Total time: 13 minServes: 3-4Ingredients2 ears of corn (approx 1 cup)⅓ cup chopped cilantro4 scalli...
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Increasing Emotional Intelligence in the Physician Community

As physicians, we are generally regarded as intelligent.Yet, are we as a community as emotionally intelligent as we could be? The answer is no. Lets face it. We are trained from the time we are medical students to disconnect and suppress our emotion; we are taught to appear stoic and strong. Showing emotion in front of patients is discouraged, even...
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Asian Salmon Pasta

This luxuriously creamy Salmon Pasta recipe can be ready in way under 30 minutes! Impressive enough to wow guests, yet quick enough for busy weeknights! Asian Salmon meets an easy Peanut Sauce in a nutrient-rich dinner you'll make again and again! Enjoy!!Prep time: 15 min | Cook time: 5 min | Yield: Apx. 9 cupsIngredients[For the Easy Peanut Sauce]...
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Fear: Why Physicians Don’t Make The Changes They Know Are Good For Them

Let's talk about fear.  It's one of the most powerful and damaging emotions we have.It is our invisible glass ceiling.Have you been getting ready to do something completely amazing... like skydiving... or maybe flying to a new country for the first time.... or maybe Have your first child (something we've all done).... these are all exciting an...
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