THE WORLD IS YOUR OYSTER. WHEN YOU COME TO A ROADBLOCK, TAKE A DETOUR. Believe you can have it, believe you deserve it, and believe it’s possible for you. Don’t worry, be happy. Yes, job searching is full of inspirational pats on the back and locker room speeches.
Unfortunately, for many physicians, that’s the sum of the advice they seek out during their job hunt, says Gregory Buford, MD, a board-certified plastic surgeon in the Denver area. “A lot of physicians get caught up in their own arena and get walled off. They expect they know something about everything and they need to put the ego down and ask colleagues what they like, what they don’t like, and find out what practice model fits them,” he says. “In reality, in medicine we’re running a business.” more »