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Plan Ahead Part 2: Local and European Fall Adventures
Enjoy the upcoming crisp weather and the vibrant fall colors (as well as fewer crowds) in France’s Provence and Spain’s Andalucia, as well as South Dakota’s Black Hills and Vermont’s Green Mountains.
“What's Up, Doc?”
Arthur Q. Bryan, who owned a summer home in my old town, was the definitive voice of Elmer Fudd of Warner Brothers cartoon fame. An enduring Hollywood character, who among us can say they’ve never heard of Elmer Fudd? Or attempted an impersonation?
Stop Giving Doctors Homework
A Texas teacher has stopped assigning her students homework. “Research has been unable to prove that homework improves student performance. Instead, I ask that you spend your evenings doing things that are proven to correlate with student success. Eat dinner as a family, read together, play outside and get your child to bed early.” We should have the same rules for doctors.
A Guide To Obtaining Your First Job As An Attending
This guide was written for residents or fellows who are near graduation and want information on how to obtain their first job.
You are Your Greatest Asset: Income Replacement and Disability Insurance: Part 1
In my 26 years of work experience, when I ask physicians what their greatest asset is, invariably the answer I get is along the lines of a 401(k), a house, savings, or a car. But if you give the question some thought, the answer is that you are your greatest asset.
Post-Olympic Self-Assessment on Scoring Goals and Getting Gold
With the Olympics fresh on everyone's mind, goals and gold are at the forefront as people watched their country's best compete for the ultimate individual prize and athletic accomplishment.

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