How Should A Doctor Learn About Personal Finance?

how should a doctor learn about money

It is the time of year when freshly minted interns are about to be made, and graduating residents are about to become brand new attending physicians.  So, I thought it might be helpful to outline how I created and then maintained my personal finance knowledge base during those times of transition.  Specifically, this post is … Read more

Why Do Doctors Kill Themselves?

physician suicide

I still remember exactly where I was when suicide first touched my life.  I was in my second year of residency.  I was sleeping.  It was 2 am two days before Christmas when I received the call from my mom.  I can’t explain why, but I knew immediately. This started my journey into wondering why doctors kill themselves.

Three Reasons People Don’t Care About Wellness (& Why They’re Wrong)

Wellness

Some people just don’t get it. They think talking about burnout, physician suicide, and wellness is unnecessary and soft. Let’s look at three of the biggest reasons why some people don’t care about wellness, and why they’re wrong.

When Should a Doctor Get Disability Insurance?

When Should a Doctor Get Disability Insurance?

I told him I needed life insurance. He said sure.  He told me I needed disability insurance.  I told him no (three times in fact).    He asked if I was healthy, and I mentioned a couple of medical problems for which I get treatment.  Eventually, though he sold me on the idea of going for it.  “What could it hurt to try….” It hurt a lot.

Welcome WCI Readers–>Fellowship: Worth the Return on Investment?

Writing A Guest Post

Today’s post can be found on White Coat Investor where I discuss Fellowship Opportunity Cost. In other words, how much does it cost you (debt, investments, and otherwise) to pursue a fellowship. I even include a calculator to help you figure it out! Let’s calculate your Fellowship Opportunity Cost today.