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Discovery Resource # ST-02

As any good anthropologist will tell you, understanding the people, landscape, language, and culture you’ll encounter on this adventure is a prerequisite for success.

You’ll want to know the location of dangers and pitfalls. The peaks and valleys. The smooth, safe path and the treacherous, rough rock. In this stage, you’ll learn how hospitals and medical groups are changing, about the roles and responsibilities of those you’ll be working with, and the pressures and economics that drive hiring decisions.

You’ll learn how to enter the changing world of healthcare and map your path to success.

So let’s dig in.

P.S. By the way, they’ve had some rough luck recently, with a major earthquake impacting the landscape of healthcare. Be alert. It’s a jungle out there.

Discovery Resource # ST-04

Every wild adventurer needs a map. If you know where you are, and know where you want to go, then following your map will get you there. But without knowing where you want to go or where you are starting from, the map is useless.

What do you want your life to look like? What financial dreams do you want to accomplish? What does your ideal career look like?

Without defining your endpoint and establishing your priorities, your journey will be aimless. If you do arrive at your final destination, but left your family behind, your journey will have been for naught.

In this chapter we are going to define what you really want out of life, family and career. Where are you going with all your hard work? When you know where you are going, and you have a good map to get there, you won't be surprised when you arrive at exactly the point you were headed.

Let’s get your adventure started in the right direction so you cross the right finish line.


Discovery Resource # ST-10

Adventurers know that keeping your balance is critical. Without balance, reaching the goal could be impossible.

Is your life in balance? Perhaps not.

Your years of training have been intense. While this has been necessary to learn important clinical skills, many physicians can’t sustain the physically and mentally demanding lifestyle endured in training without developing some form of personal and/or professional stress, including burnout.

But a new day dawns. Within a few months, you will likely have a new job under contract, and may have even transitioned into a new home or community. Your life as an attending physician is just beginning.

It’s during this transition that you can begin to Recapture Balance.
You can’t just flip a switch. The tools you learn in this chapter will help to define your work-life balance, set good habits, and protect your priorities. Some say the next 24 months have the potential to set the tone for the rest of your life.

It’s time to get a life again.


Discovery Resource # ST-01

The pathway to success is much easier to navigate when create a road map that will help you find the right job, in the right hospital, with the right staff and latest technology. A defined and well-managed job search process will help you obtain the career and lifestyle you envision. Read More...

Discovery Resource # ST-07

When we face a difficult decision with important ramifications for our life, it is key to have a solid understanding of our objectives and values. Our objectives and values are the very items that are important to us, such as spending time with family and friends or having a rewarding career.

Without a deep understanding of these, making a hard decision is fraught with anxiety and confusion as we do not have a basis to choose one option over another; with a deep understanding, making a hard decision is empowering and fulfilling.