Jun 1, 2022
Emergency physicians report the highest levels of burnout among medical specialities. So how am I still tolerating and even enjoying (sometimes) going off to work after forty years? On this episode I explain why I've been lucky.
Aug 2, 2018
Although younger emergency physicians may not recognize it, our specialty is under siege. From the perspective of 30 years of practice I discuss how the primary skill which makes a specialists is becoming devalued in a misguided quest help us "improve our practice" by those who have other agendas.
Jul 3, 2018
Pressure is mounting for physician support for "medically assisted treatment" for those with addiction. Unfortunately, in actuality, this strategy results in disease perpetuation, keeping our patients dependent and sick. True recovery however is possible and enjoyed by millions. In this episode I outline the components...
Dec 31, 2017
In this inaugural episode I discuss the concept of experience based emergency medicine practice. I also offer three important lessons learned from 35 years experience that have been essential in combating burnout.