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Giving Providers Feedback

The other day I witnessed one of my partners talking to another. One was explaining to…

How Your Staffing Contract Was Lost

It is a common and unfortunate scenario in emergency medicine to see an emergency department staffing…

Decision Fatigue … Do You Feel It?

If you haven’t heard the term decision fatigue, you need to familiarize yourself with it. In…

This Too Shall Pass

My intern year was trying. As a first year resident in emergency medicine, I had only…

Why is that doctor such a pain?

It is flu season, it is winter, and it is 2017. It seems as though every…

Lightning Does Strike

The fact that unexpected outcomes and rare events occur is one of the realities of medicine…

You Are Being Sued …

I cannot recall a feeling more dreadful than opening up a thick packet from an unknown…

Physician Burnout or Anxiety?

Physician behavior is important, and much can be dependent on it. (see Don’t Lose Your Cool). But…

Don’t lose your cool, much is at stake.

A few years ago a physician partner retired from our emergency medicine practice. At the age…