Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Life after clinical practice?

Have you ever considered a career outside of clinical practice? Ever wondered what kinds of jobs are out there for doctors wanting to leave medicine?

That’s the topic of this month’s podcast.
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I spoke with Michelle Mudge-Riley, a doctor who now works as director of wellness and medical management at a brokerage firm. She is also a consultant for physicians looking to enhance their careers or transition out of medicine and into other jobs.

She wrote a series of essays on her experiences for Physicians Practice in 2006 called the Ex-Doctor’s Diary. The five stories explored job satisfaction, knowing what you don’t know, embracing uncertainty, lessons in leadership, and whether physicians who leave medicine are still physicians.

Listen to our conversation and join the discussion below.

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