Dear Dr. Goodhook, In the next couple of months, I’ll be starting my first post-residency job. My doctor career is finally taking off. I’m incredibly nervous, and feel like I’m going to forget everything I learned in med school and residency (silly, but true). I feel like I need to know everything going in, but […]

Whether you’re just getting started in your physician career or have been practicing for some time, the physician credentialing process is necessary and something you should be prepared for. This is especially true if you’re a new physician and want to start a job by a specific date — if your credentialing isn’t finished in […]

After graduating from residency, you’ll probably want to make like Rip Van Winkle and fall asleep for several days (if not years). The time after residency and before the first job of your doctor career is definitely a good time to catch up on rest, but it’s also a good time to do a little […]

Dear Dr. Goodhook, I’ll be graduating from residency before I know it, and to be honest, I’m incredibly nervous. I feel like my life has had a very clear trajectory up until this point. I graduated from high school and college with flying colors, then went on to perform well in medical school. I’ve also […]